Black Bean & Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Updated: Nov 5, 2018

A perfect quick weeknight dinner!


8 corn tortillas

Your favourite prepared or home-made salsa

Roasted or mashed sweet potato (see note below)

Black bean puree

Fresh guacamole

Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

Chopped green onions for garnish


1. Spread about 1/4 cup of black bean puree on 4 of the tortillas.  

2. Add some roasted or mashed sweet potato and 2-3 Tbsp. of salsa.  

3. Top with another tortilla.  

4. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.  

5. Cook each tortilla in the dry skillet on each side for 3-5 minutes or until nicely browned.  

6. Transfer to a plate and serve with guacamole, more salsa and garnish with chopped cilantro and green onions as desired.  

(Note:  to cook sweet potato puncture your sweet potatoes several times with a fork, place on a cookie sheet and cook in a preheated 350 degree oven for approximately 40 minutes or until soft.  After your sweet potatoes have cooled, peel and mash with a fork.)

Makes 4 quesadillas.

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