Tangy Tuna Black Bean Quesadillas


This is a delicious quesadilla recipe using ingredients like low-fat sour cream, refried black beans, and whole-wheat tortillas. It's so easy to put together in less than 20 minutes and it tastes fabulous! Feel free to serve with salsa and sour cream for dipping.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • ½ cup refried black beans

  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream

  • ½ cup canned sweet corn, drained

  • 2 tablespoons hot buffalo wing sauce

  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided (Optional)

  • 4 (9 inch) tortillas whole-wheat tortillas

  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided


  1. Mix tuna, black beans, and sour cream together in a large bowl. Stir corn, buffalo wing sauce, garlic salt, and cumin into tuna mixture.

  2. Melt half the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; heat 1 tortilla in melted butter for 1 minute and flip. Spread half the tuna mixture over heated tortilla. Sprinkle with half the Mexican cheese; cover with another tortilla. Place a lid on the skillet and cook for 1 minute.

  3. Flip the quesadilla, cover, and cook until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining butter, tortillas, and filling. Slice quesadilla into eighths and serve a half quesadilla to each guest.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

386 Calories
14g Fat
46g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 386
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 2229mg 97%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 182mg 14%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 438mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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