Chorizo, Black Bean and Corn Quesadillos

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is taken from the Southern Living All-Time Favorites Magazine. The recipe also includes a Cilantro Pesto which is used inside the quesadillo and as a dipping sauce. Can't wait to try this dish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until browned. Add black beans, corn and cumin and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 - 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  2. Spread cilantro pesto evenly on each tortilla; sprinkle with cheese . Spoon chorizo mixture on half of each tortilla. Wipe skillet clean.
  3. Cook, tortilla side down, in a lightly greased skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute or until lightly browned. Fold tortilla in half over filling. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve immediately with remaining pesto.
  4. Pesto Sauce: Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth; stopping to scrape down sides. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.
Most Helpful

Made for PRMR! My wife and I loved these. The kids did not enjoy... It has a flavor my kids didn't even want so I would use the suggestion to make these for a bit older crowd. My oldest is 7. The cilantro made these great! Thanks for this recipe, we will be doing again.

nochlo February 01, 2014