Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

These Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas are a delightful mix of flavors and textures, blending sweet potatoes and hearty black beans with a blend of spices, all wrapped up in a warm tortilla.

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Boil the diced sweet potatoes until tender, then drain and mash them in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the black beans, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread a portion of the mashed sweet potatoes onto a tortilla, top with the black bean mixture and shredded cheese.
  4. Place another tortilla on top to create a sandwich.
  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, then cook the quesadilla for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.
  7. Serve the quesadillas warm, optionally with salsa or sour cream for dipping.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving: Calories – 320, Fat – 12g, Carbohydrates – 45g, Protein – 10g

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