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Stacked quesadillas with vegetables on a plate.

Vegetable Quesadillas

These Vegetable Quesadillas are filled with sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms, tossed with seasoning and black beans. Fried in a pan until crispy and the cheese is melted, they are a quick and easy yet filling lunch or dinner!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword vegetable quesadillas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 352 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 cup cooked or canned black beans see note
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • ½ cup shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar


  1. Chop peppers and onions.
  2. Shredd cheese.
  3. In a skillet, heat up oil.
  4. Add peppers and onion and saute until the onion is translucent.
  5. Add mushrooms and saute for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  6. Add seasoning and stir in. Add beans. Cook everything together for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring often.
  7. Remove filling onto a plate, set aside.
  8. Place a generous amount of cheese on a flour tortilla, then place it in a hot skillet.
  9. Add filling and fold over one half of the tortilla. Fry on both sides until brown and crispy.
  10. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.

Recipe Notes

  • I cook dry black beans in my Instant Pot, cool them completely and freeze them in portions. They are perfect for casseroles, skillet dinners and these quesadillas. You can also use canned beans, just don't forget to rinse them well.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetable Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 711mg31%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1467IU29%
Vitamin C 119mg144%
Calcium 320mg32%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.