Black Bean and Avocado Veggie Quesadillas | Easy 15 Minute Dinner

Black Bean & Avocado Veggie Quesadillas

Here is a delicious and quick dinner recipe that actually turned out amazing and very filling! It always sucks when I create a recipe and make it, and then am hungry two hours later. I really hate when that happens!

Well, this time, I was full! I was even still super full a few hours later as I was laying in bed.

I wanted to try an alternative to our regular chicken quesadillas because I was kind of bored with it. Plus, I like the idea of a meatless Monday! I'm trying to be healthier these days and lose some of this baby weight, but to be honest, a quick dinner will ALWAYS win out over a healthy one these days. Man, making dinner with a baby can be tough! I hope you enjoy this one and remember, you can change it up to add in whatever your favorites are!

 

Also, this recipe can easily be made to be a vegan recipe if you skip or use an alternative cheese!

 



Black Bean and Avocado Veggie Quesadillas
 

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 12 Flour Tortillas

  • Butter

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 Green Pepper

  • 1 small Onion
  • 1 Can Black Beans, drained
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
 
Black Bean and Avocado Veggie Quesadillas

Directions

  1. Thinly slice and chop up onion and green pepper.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp over medium heat and add onion and green pepper once hot. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for about 8 minutes, or until desired softness.
  3. While the pepper and onion are cooking, mash up avocado and add garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. AKA make your guac.
  4. Add the beans to the peppers and onions and cook for about 2 minutes.
  5. Spread a thin layer of guacomole over one tortilla. 
  6. In a separate pan, heat up about 1 Tbsp of butter and dip the second tortilla into the butter briefly and then set aside. Add the tortilla with the guac into the pan and sprinkle some of the pepper/onion/bean mix into the tortilla. Add about 1/4 cup or so of mexican cheese and place the other tortilla on top, with the butter side up.
  7. Flip the tortilla when ready. Then, enjoy!

 

Black Bean & Avocado Veggie Quesadillas

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Let me know if you make it!