Black Bean Quesadillas

Black Bean Quesadillas

Posted by Terry Wilson, Waterloo, Ontario on Apr 14th 2021

Category: Appetizer

A perfect appetizer for a casual alfresco meal.


  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 roasted red pepper, peeled and chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 6 10" flour tortillas


  1. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl. Place tortillas on the counter, and spread half with black bean mixture, leaving 1/2" border. Sprinkle with cheeses. Brush edges with water, and fold over, pressing edges together.
  2. Preheat barbecue, and brush cooking grids with olive oil. Grill quesadillas over MEDIUM heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Cut into wedges on a board with a pizza wheel or a sharp knife. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve
  • Serves: 6
  • Preparation Time: 0:15
  • Per Serving: 374.0 Calories; 14.5g Fat (34.5% calories from fat); 18.9g Protein; 42.9g Carbohydrate; 38mg Cholesterol; 453mg Sodium

Recipe By: Terry Wilson, Waterloo, Ontario
From the Barbecue Genius Handbook 12th Edition