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Vegetarian Quesadillas with Pumpkin and Black Beans

These Vegetarian Quesadillas with Pumpkin and Black Beans are easy, healthy, and delicious! You can make a big batch of these oven baked quesadillas at once, which is perfect for meal prep or if you’re feeding a crowd. They’re freezer friendly too, and you can mix up the veggies, leave out the cheese for vegan quesadillas, or customize them any other way you like.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Vegetarian Quesadilla
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 282 kcal
Author Katie Trant


  • 1 1/4 cups black beans well rinsed if canned
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6 medium whole grain tortillas
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°C / 180°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine black beans, pumpkin puree, grated cheddar, cilantro, cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, oregano, and salt. Mix well.
  3. Spread half of a medium tortilla with about 1/6 of the mixture, stopping about half an inch away from the edge (the mixture will expand a bit as it bakes), then folding the other half of the tortilla over to make a half moon shape.
  4. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  5. Arrange the quesadillas on the prepared baking sheet, then pop in the oven,
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, then turn the quesadillas over, then bake for another 10 minutes on the other side.
  7. Remove from the oven, and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Quesadillas with Pumpkin and Black Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 797mg33%
Potassium 306mg9%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 10148IU203%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 252mg25%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.