Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 6 mins

Vegetarian but so filling and tasty that you won't notice! This is a recipe to pull out when you want to seem like a more impressive cook than you really are. Easy results if you just follow the directions, but there are so many unique flavors combined together that you'll look like a culinary genius. And it's healthy, too! The cucumber relish gives this recipe added flair and makes it look so pretty and fancy, but if you're just whipping this up for a weekday family meal, you can skip it. It's tasty but it adds more to the presentation than to the flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1) In a medium bowl, combine beans, 1/4 cup cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno, and ancho chile pepper, set aside.
  2. 2) Boil sweet potato for 15 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, drain. Return potatoes to saucepan; season with cumin and coarsely mash.
  3. 3) Spread sweet potato over half of each tortilla. Layer bean mixture, spinach, green onion, and cheese. Fold the tortilla in half over the filling.
  4. 4) Grill over medium heat, two at a time, for 6 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once halfway through. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.
  5. 5) Optional: Combine cucumber, radishes, and cilantro, use as garnish/topping for the quesadillas.