Serves: 4

Ingredients: 

  • 2 2/3 cups of cheese that melts well, shredded (cheddar, mozzarella)
  • 1/2  medium onion
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 diced bell pepper
  • 14 oz can black beans
  • 1 cup of corn
  • ⅓  cup cilantro
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • Tortillas (optional make your own with
  • 2 cups corn masa)

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F°
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add black beans, corn, peppers, cilantro, onions, cumin and salt; stir well to combine. 
  3. Shred the cheese.
  4. Build each quesadilla: on a half of tortilla sprinkle cheese and spread veggie mixture. Fold the other half of the tortilla on top pressing on it somewhat gently-hard making a half moon shape. Repeat.
  5. Bake for 20 min or until cheese is melted. 
  6. Enjoy!

Optional- homemade tortillas

  1. Combine 4 cups of corn masa flour with 3 cups of water. Mix thoroughly for two minutes to form a soft dough.
  2. Roll into small balls (a little smaller than a golf ball).
  3. Line tortilla press with wax paper on both sides. Press dough balls, one at a time. Each ball will form a 5 inch diameter tortilla.
  4. Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Cook each tortilla for 30 seconds on each side, turning tortilla 3 times. Keep tortillas warm, wrapped in a towel.