Black Bean and Avocado Quesadillas

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Missyv482

Healthy alternative and delicious quesadillas. I got this from Essence magazine. Very easy to make also!

Top Review by Kiwi Kathy

A wonderfully easy and quick recipe. Ideal for a week night meal when time is short and energy levels are low. Tasty and delicious and I will definitely be making it again. I also put the avocado into the middle of the tortillas so it was warmed up as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mash half the black beans with potato masher until smooth, and mix with remaining whole beans.
  2. Spread equal parts beans, cheese and jalapenos on flour tortillas.
  3. Stack second tortilla on top of the filling.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a large nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat. Put two quesadillas in the pan, pressing down with spatula to close.
  5. Cook 2 to 4 minutes on both sides.
  6. Repeat with the remaining two quesadillas.
  7. Dice avocado, then toss with the lime juice and salt. Serve atop the quesadillas.

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