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Our skinny black bean quesadillas are loaded with cheesy goodness and fresh veggies!
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Skinny Black Bean Quesadillas

With this delicious recipe, quesadillas don't have to be a cheat meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Quick and Easy, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 267kcal


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Dash of salt and ground black pepper
  • 13.5 ounces canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 4 low carb tortillas 8 inch
  • 1.5 cup low fat shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa


  • In a large non-stick pan, heat olive oil over medium heat
  • Once hot, sauté garlic for one minute, then add onion and red bell pepper. Cook for 6-7 minutes
  • Add black beans and spinach for 1 minute or until warm and wilted
  • Remove bean and veggie mixture from the pan and set aside
  • Increase the heat to high and place the tortilla on the pan
  • Sprinkle with cheddar and the black bean and veggie mixture and then flip one half over the other
  • Cook on one side until lightly brown, then flip it over
  • Top with salsa and enjoy!


Serving: 1Quesadilla | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 941mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2437IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 553mg | Iron: 3mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8