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Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

Chicken & Black Bean Quesadilla
Chicken & Black Bean Quesadilla
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 c. cooked chicken*
  • 1/2 c. canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 c. shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c. bell peppers, chopped
  • Optional toppings: salsa and reduced-fat or non-fat sour cream


*Stretch your budget by using planned-over roasted or grilled chicken


Place pan on stove and turn to medium heat. Put one tortilla in pan, add half of the cheese and half of the other toppings. Place other tortilla on top of cheese.  Cover pan for approximately two to four minutes. Flip quesadilla very carefully to heat other side approximately one to two minutes. Repeat with remaining  ingredients. Cut into wedges and serve with salsa and sour cream.


Makes four servings.

Per serving: 250 calories, 7 grams (g) fat, 18 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber and 620 milligrams sodium.

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