Hearty Bean Quesadillas Recipe

Hearty Bean Quesadillas Recipe

Hearty Bean Quesadillas

Serving: 6
Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 6 x 20cm tortillas or pita bread
  • 400g red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 soft avocado
  • 125g canned sweet corn kernels, drained
  • 1 cup low-fat grated tasty cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place baking paper on to oven tray.
  2. In a bowl, use a fork, to mash the beans and avocado.
  3. Add corn, cheese onion, garlic, spring onion and spices to mashed beans and avocado.
  4. Place tortilla or pita bread flat on an oven tray. On one half, spread about ¼ of the bean mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Fold the tortilla in half to close it. Repeat until all of the tortillas are filled.
  6. Cook tortillas in the oven for 10 minutes, until brown and crispy. Cut into triangles. Serve with salsa.

This recipe was developed by our paediatric dietitian, Delfa Kaabi. Delfa understands the challenges of feeding young children and the need for easy to implement practical recommendations. Delfa loves nothing more than seeing children thrive to their fullest growth and developmental potential.

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