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a stack of three quesadillas filled with chicken, black beans and cheese
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Sheet Pan Quesadillas

These scrumptious party-sized sheet pan quesadillas stuffed with beans, corn, and a seasoned cheesy chicken filling make dinner a breeze!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 507kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken cooked and shredded
  • 15 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounce can corn drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounce bag Mexican shredded cheese
  • 12 flour taco-size tortillas

Optional garnishes

  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Jalapeno peppers or Cayenne pepper optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F
  • Lightly grease a sheet pan.
  • In a bowl, mix the shredded chicken, black beans, corn, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder.
  • Line the sheet pan with the tortillas letting half of the tortilla to overhang the sides of the pan so that you can fold them over onto the mixture.
  • Spread the chicken mixture evenly onto the center of the tortillas then top with shredded cheese.
  • Fold each tortilla that is overhanging to cover the chicken mixture and place 2-3 additional tortillas over the center where any meat mixture is still showing.
  • Place a 2nd sheet pan on top of the tortillas to hold the down in place.
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • Then remove the top sheet pan and cook uncovered for an additional 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and cut into triangles or squares.
  • Top with your favorite garnishes.

Notes

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Substitute ground beef or ground turkey for chicken.
For vegetarian or vegan option, use sautéed mushrooms, onions, zucchini, red peppers, etc. and vegan cheese.
Omit the corn and /or beans if desired.
Use shredded cheddar, Monterey jack or Queso fresco in place of a Mexican blend of cheese.
If you like them spicy, add sliced jalapenos or cayenne pepper before adding the cheese on top.
Nutritional information does not include additional garnishes

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1009mg | Potassium: 691mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 344mg | Iron: 4mg