RITZ-Wich Quesadillas

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  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes 6 servings, 2 cracker sandwiches and 2 Tbsp. salsa each.

RITZ-Wich Quesadillas Recipe


  • 24 RITZ Crackers
  • 4 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 24 slices
  • 3 Tbsp. rinsed canned black beans
  • 3/4 cup fresh salsa


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Place  crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with cheese.
  • Spoon  beans onto 12 topped crackers.
  • Bake  2 to 4 min. or just until cheese begins to melt.
  • Place  bean-topped crackers on plate; top with cheese-topped crackers, cheese sides down.
  • Serve  with salsa.

Recipe Tips

Quesadillas Your WayPrepare the RITZ-Wich Quesadillas the way you like them. Substitute your favorite sliced natural chunk cheese, such as pepper Jack or Manchego, for the cheddar cheese. Add jalapeño pepper slices or some shredded rotisserie chicken to the bean-topped crackers before baking as directed. Serve with sour cream and/or guacamole in addition to the salsa.

Special ExtraTop each bean-topped cracker with a fresh cilantro leaf before covering with cheese-topped cracker.

SubstituteSubstitute 2 Tbsp. refried beans for the black beans.


Nutrition Information

Makes 6 servings, 2 cracker sandwiches and 2 Tbsp. salsa each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 160 
    • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 4.5 g
    • Cholesterol 20 mg
    • Sodium 470 mg
    • Carbohydrate 12 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars 2 g
    • Protein 6 g
    • Vitamin A 8 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 10 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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