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5 from 15 votes

Black Bean Avocado Quesadillas

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 2 large burrito sized tortillas whole wheat or gluten free if desired
  • 2 very ripe avocado
  • 1/2 c precooked black beans rinsed
  • 1/4 c corn
  • 2 T diced red onion
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Handful chopped cilantro
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper to taste
  • olive oil


  • In a small mixing bowl, mash avocado. Add in garlic, sea salt, pepper, lime juice and red pepper and stir.
  • Add in cilantro, beans, corn, and onion. Stir to combine.
  • Heat 1 T olive oil in a skillet. While heating up, spoon half of the avocado mixture on half of a tortilla. Fold over to close. Repeat with other tortilla. You are ready to heat these up!
  • Heat one side of the quesadilla in the pan until becomes browned.
  • Flip and heat other side until browned.
  • Repeat with second tortilla.
  • Enjoy immediately with a side of salsa or Greek yogurt and a cilantro garnish if desired.