Turkey or Chicken Black Bean Quesadillas

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

Chicken can be used in place of turkey, also you can brown the quesadillas in a skillet instead of oven-baking them. Turkey or chicken works well with this! Adjust all ingredients to taste.

Top Review by Poutine

I love quesadillas and these were great!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 7 ounces old cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (or use shredded cheese)
  • 5 ounces cooked turkey breast (cut into strips or small cubes)
  • 12 cup medium salsa (or use spicy salsa, can use more to taste)
  • salt and pepper (optional)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (optional, or use green onion)
  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 -3 tablespoons melted butter
  • salsa (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)


  1. Set oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a bowl stir together the beans with cheese, turkey and salsa; season with salt and pepper to taste if desired.
  3. Brush one side of the tortilla with butter, then place buttered-side down on a baking sheet.
  4. Spoon about 1/3-cup of the bean/turkey mixture on half of the tortilla, then sprinkle with chopped onion (if using).
  5. Fold the tortilla in half.
  6. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  7. Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until heated through.
  8. Cool for 5-6 minutes.
  9. Cut each quesadilla into thirds.
  10. Serve with additional salsa and sour cream.

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