Black Bean Quesadilla

Feel Good Recipes

Mexican is my all time favourite, these Quesadillas are quick and easy to prepare and will never fail to impress your lunch guests. The vegan cheese I used is by Violife and the Creme Fraiche is by Oatly. Get your sombreros ready and get cooking!
This recipe serves 2 people
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2 tortilla wraps
1 red onion
1/2 red pepper
4 garlic cloves
5 cherry tomatoes
Handful spinach
1 can black beans
1-2 tbsp tomato puree
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cumin
1 lime

1 avocado
1 tsp lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Finely dice the onions and garlic, heat a large frying pan and drizzle a small amount of rapeseed oil, fry the onions and garlic together for 2-3 minutes
  2. Drain and rinse the black beans and add them to the frying pan with the onions and garlic, add the paprika, ginger and cumin and mix well, leave to cook for 3 minutes
  3. Now add the sliced peppers and cherry tomatoes, mix again
  4. Add the juice of one lime, excluding 1 tsp for the guac
  5. Season the mix with salt and pepper
  6. Add a handful of spinach, mix then add the tomato puree
  7. Stir and simmer for 3 minutes
  8. Scrape the black bean mix into a separate bowl and set aside, chop some coriander and add to the black bean mix
  9. Clean and dry the frying pan or use another one, ready for the wraps
  10. Place the clean frying pan back on the heat, do not add oil to the pan, place one tortilla wrap onto the frying pan
  11. Grate some vegan cheese on one side of the wrap, followed by the black bean mix then some more grated vegan cheese
  12. Now close the wrap so that it is folded in half, let the wrap cook on the bottom for 5 minutes, then flip the wrap over and cook the other side until all the cheese is melted and the wrap is golden brown and crispy
  13. Keep the first Quesadilla hot whilst making the second one
  14. Repeat processes 10-12 for the second Quesadilla
  15. Now to make the guac, spoon the avo into a bowl with the lime juice, salt and pepper, mix well until the avo has a smooth, thick liquid like consistency
  16. Serve both Quesadillas by cutting them in half and serving with creme fraiche and guac! Enjoy 🙂