Servings: 8

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 13

Preparation Time: 0 Minutes

Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

Ready In: 45 Minutes


  • 1 15oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15oz can corn, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 5 oz, frozen edamame, thawed
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 12oz shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mild White Cheddar
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 tortillas, traditional or whole wheat


  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all the ingredients for the succotash
  2. Taste for seasoning and add any additional spice as necessary.On a flat work surface, assemble each quesadilla one at a time: sprinkle a small handful of cheese on one side of the tortilla, spread a thin layer of succotash on top, and sprinkle with another small helping of cheese
  3. Fold the tortilla in half and press down to make sure the quesadilla adheres
  4. Repeat with the remaining tortillas
  5. (You may have leftover succotash—try scrambling with eggs the next day!)Arrange the quesadillas on two cookie sheets
  6. Place in the hot oven and broil until golden brown on the top and the cheese is melted through.

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