black bean and sweet potato quesadillas

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadillas. Healthy vegetarian quesadillas jam packed with sweet potatoes, black beans, and creamy cheese!

black bean and sweet potato quesadillas

INGREDIENTS
Quesadillas
  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1 large sweet potato (about 3 cups chopped)
  3. 1 15 oz can black beans, drained
  4. ½ teaspoon cumin
  5. ½ teaspoon paprika
  6. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  7. 1/3 cup salsa verde
  8. 4 oz cream cheese
  9. Salt and pepper to taste
  10. 8 whole wheat tortillas
  11. 1 cup cheese (cheddar, colby jack, or monterey jack)

Toppings
  1. 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  2. Sour cream
  3. Avocado
  4. Limes

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Peel and chop sweet potato into small bite sized pieces.
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat and add sweet potato.
  • Saute for 5-10 minutes with lid on until potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork. Add black beans and spices.
  • Add salsa verde and cream cheese and stir mixture until cream cheese is fully melted.