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Avocado Black Bean Quesadillas

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1/2 bell pepper sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup black beans drained
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 4 medium soft flour tortillas
  • 2 avocados peeled, halved, seeded and sliced
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • 1 lime cut in half
  • 1 cup light Mexican Cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • oil or cooking spray for grilling

Instructions

  1. In a medium pan over medium-high heat, saute onion and bell pepper in 1 tablespoon oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add the black beans and taco seasoning. Cook for another minute. Transfer mixture into a small bowl and set aside.

  2. Rinse and wipe down pan and return to heat. Drizzle with a light layer of oil or spray with cooking spray.

  3. In a small bowl, lightly mash the avocados with a fork. Stir in cilantro and juice of 1/2 lime, season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread a quarter of mashed avocado onto half of a tortilla. Top with bean mixture and 1/4th cup of cheese. Fold the tortilla closed over the veggies. Repeat until all tortillas are filled and all fillings are used.

  4. Cook on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes per side or until the outside is crispy and cheese has fully melted. Serve with your favorite salsa or sour-cream, Enjoy!