The BEST healthy Vegetarian Quesadillas for lunch, dinner or an appetizer. Filled with black beans, sweet potato, avocado and cheese you wont even miss the meat!
What is healthy, delicious and ready in only 30 minutes? It is these Vegetarian Quesadillas! These veggie quesadillas are packed full of goodness including black beans, sweet potato, avocado, and peppers, these are filling and good for you. That being said we can’t forget the staple to any awesome quesadilla recipe: CHEESE! Or you could make this quesadilla recipe vegan? Swap in your favorite faux cheese and butter and go to town! This healthy quesadilla recipe is a great way to sneak in some veggies in a tasty way. Perfect for both kids and adults this Mexican inspired dish is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or lunch. Enjoy these veggie quesadillas!
These Vegetarian Quesadillas are the best quick weeknight dinner or lunch! Filled with black beans, sweet potato and avocado these are healthy and delicious!
1TbspEasy Homemade Taco SeasoningOr Store Bought Mix Packer
1CupCheddar or Pepper Jack Cheese
1TbspButterFor Pan Frying
Suggested For Serving
Your Favorite Salsa
Use a fork to poke several holes into the sweet potato and drizzle with 1 tsp olive oil. You can also sprinkle with a small amount of salt and pepper. Wrap the sweet potato in paper towels and microwave for 8 minutes or until very tender.
Dice jalapeno and peppers removing the ribs and seeds. Add diced peppers and jalapeno i(f using) to a large pan and cook until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Then add black beans, corn and taco seasoning and stir to combine cooking another 3 minutes. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
Assemble the Quesadilla
Lightly spread butter over one side of the tortilla. On the other side spread about 3 tbsp of sweet potato over the tortilla. Next mash half of an avocado over the sweet potato. Add about 1/4 cup of the veggie/bean filling over the top of the avocado. Finally sprinkle a generous amount of cheese over top.
Place the butter side of the tortilla down on the warm pan and cook over medium heat until tortilla is browned and cheese is melted. Carefully fold tortilla in half on to itself using the spatula. Repeat until all tortillas are filled and cooked. Slice and serve warm with suggested toppings and enjoy!
Gallery Vegetarian Quesadillas with Black Beans and Sweet Potato