Follow Michele :

  • Facebook Clean Grey
  • Twitter Clean Grey
  • Instagram Clean Grey
  • YouTube Clean Grey

Tel: 757-918-9851

© 2018 Michele Matthews

Black Bean and Avocado Quesadillas

January 28, 2016

I am always on the lookout for new recipes so I was super excited when I found this recipe for black bean and avocado quesadillas.  It's full of flavor and I played with the idea of adding chicken -- but decided against it.  These are perfect just the way they are!


What You Need:

  • 1 cup black beans with cooking liquid

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 4 whole wheat flour tortillas, 10 inches across

  • Olive oil, for brushing

  • 3 to 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar

 

What you do:

  1. In a skillet, combine black beans and liquid with the garlic, chipotle powder, sea salt and lime juice. Heat over medium-low and cook until the majority of liquid has been absorbed, 6 to 8 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, scoop the avocado from its shell and place it in a bowl. Add the minced cilantro and lime juice; mash with a fork until avocado is in small chunks.

  3. Preheat a griddle or large, flat skillet over low heat. Brush one side of a tortilla with olive oil and place it oil-side down on a plate or other clean surface. Sprinkle with ¼ of the cheese, followed by ½ the black beans, ½ the avocado mixture, and finish with another layer of cheese. Place another tortilla on top and brush the top side with olive oil. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make a second quesadilla.

  4. Cook the quesadilla over low heat, flipping once, about 4 to 5 minutes. The tortilla should be browning and crisp and the cheese should be melting. Repeat with second quesadilla. Cut into wedges to serve.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Please reload

Featured Posts

Race Day x 2

May 14, 2018

1/3
Please reload

Recent Posts

October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019

October 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

September 2, 2019

August 26, 2019

August 19, 2019

August 12, 2019

Please reload

Archive