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Black Bean and Guacamole Quesadilla

A filling and delicious meal or snack, this vegetarian quesadilla packs a lot of nutrition.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 2 people


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 14 ounce can black beans drained
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomoto seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 flour or corn tortillas
  • 1 ounce grated cheddar cheese


  • Put oil in a skillet. Add the onions and garlic and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add black beans and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 more minutes.
  • Cut avocado in half and scoop out insides with a spoon. Put in a mixing bowl and add lime juice. Add tomato, red onion and cilantro and some salt and pepper to taste. Mix together by mashing with a potato masher or fork
  • Place one tortilla on a plate or cutting board, spread the beans on the tortilla, then the guacamole. Sprinkle with grated cheese and place second tortilla on top.
  • Slide tortilla into the warm skillet, press tortilla with a spatula and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until bottom tortilla is crispy and cheese is melted.
  • Flip tortilla and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Place on cutting board or plate, cut into 4 triangles and serve hot.


Recipe Credit:
Find more recipes like this in Eat your greens reds yellow and purples published by DK