Black Bean Quesadilla – Gluten-Free

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This gluten-free quesadilla has flavours and ingredients of Mexico. Fresh veggies combined with black beans make a scrumptious quesadilla when teamed with melted cheese. Enjoy as a snack, or light meal with a salad


  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 3 X 10-ich gluten free tortillas (I used rice)
  • 1 bunch organic green onions diced
  • 1 small organic red pepper diced
  • 1 tsp. organic, gluten-free ground cumin
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 x (13.5 oz.) organic black beans drain and rinse
  • ½ cup chopped organic cilantro
  • 1 organic tomato, roughly chopped
  • 1 ½ cups freshly grated old cheddar cheese
  • Instructions

  • Heat 2 teaspoons of butter in a large non-stick frying pan and add onions, red pepper, cumin and salt and then sauté for 3 minutes Set aside in a bowl
  • In the same pan, add a little butter and 1 tortilla, then add layers as follows; ½ cup cheese and then another tortilla, onion mix, beans, cilantro, tomato, remaining cheese and another tortilla.
  • Cook for 5 minutes or until the bottom is nice and brown, add the rest of the butter on the sides and carefully flip the tortilla and cook another 5 minutes.
  • To serve, let the quesadilla cool for 5 minutes then slice.
  • Serve as is or with yogurt, sour cream or a small salad

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