Black Bean Quesadilla – Gluten-Free

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


  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 X 10-inch gluten free tortillas (I used rice tortillas)
  • 1 bunch green onions, diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cumin
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 x (13.5 oz.) can organic black beans drain and rinse
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 large tomato, roughly chopped
  • 1 ½ cups grated cheddar cheese
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  • Heat 2 teaspoons of butter over medium heat in a large non-stick frying pan. Add onions, bell pepper, cumin and salt and stir-fry 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 mixture, beans, cilantro, tomato, remaining cheese and another tortilla.
  • Cook for 5 minutes or until the bottom starts browning. Add remaining butter on the sides and carefully flip the tortilla over. Cook for 5 more minutes.
  • To serve, let the quesadilla cool for 5 minutes and then slice
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