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Black Bean Quesadillas in Serrano Sauce

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If you are a fan of fried quesadillas, here we present a new version: Black Bean Quesadillas in Serrano Sauce. With a little red sauce, stuffed with refried beans with bacon and lots of cheese. Easy, economic and delicious.
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10 servings
  • 4 tomatoes for the red sauce
  • 2 serrano peppers for the red sauce
  • 1/2 white onion for the red sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic for the red sauce
  • 1/4 of cup of chicken soup for the red sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of oil
  • to taste of salt
  • 1/2 cup of bacon finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons of onion finely chopped
  • 2 cups of refried beans black
  • 1/2 kilo of corn dough
  • enough of Water for the dough
  • 1/4 of teaspoon of salt for the dough
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda for the dough
  • 2 cups of asadero cheese in sticks
  • enough of oil to fry
  • to taste of lettuce chopped, to decorate
  • to taste of sour cream to decorate
  • to taste of fresh cheese crumbled, to decorate
  • to taste of red onion in rings, to decorate


For the red sauce, blend the tomato with the serrano pepper, the onion, the garlic and the chicken broth. Fry in a pot over medium heat with the oil and cook for about 30 minutes or until thick. Season with salt to taste.
In a pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until golden brown, add the onion and the refried beans, cook 10 minutes and season.
In a bowl knead the corn dough with water, season with salt and add the baking powder.
Form tortillas with the help of a tortilla press, or between two wooden boards, fill them with beans and grilled cheese, fold in the form of quesadilla and fry for 5 minutes or until golden brown with hot oil. Drain on absorbent paper.
Serve the quesadillas in a deep dish and bathe with the sauce, garnish with lettuce, cream, cheese and purple onion rings.


Serve with red sauce, lettuce, cream, cheese and onion rings.


Keep the dough covered with a plastic bag or cloth to prevent it from drying out.

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Ratings (3)
Irene Martinez
23/05/2018 19:03:35
Me quedaron muy ricas
Marisela Villagomez
21/05/2018 21:49:32
Deliciosas mmmmmmm.
Gallo Parra Gurrola
17/05/2018 15:48:56

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