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Black Bean Quesadillas

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Quesadillas are a popular Mexican dish often served as snack or during lunch. These Black Bean Quesadillas are simple, quick and delicious. Plus they make a great meal busy weekdays or lazy weekends.
Black Bean Quesadillas

Canned Black Beans – 1/2 cup, rinsed
Sweet Corn Kernels – 1/4 cup
Spring Onions – 2 tblsp, finely chopped
Coriander Leaves – 4 tsp, finely chopped
Cheddar Cheese – 1/2 cup, shredded
Tortillas – 4

For the Seasoning:
Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
Paprika Powder – 1/8 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Black Pepper Powder – 1/8 tsp
Garlic Powder – 1/8 tsp
Onion Powder – 1/8 tsp
Dried Oregano – 1/8 tsp

To make the Salsa:
Tomatoes – 1/4 cup, finely chopped
Coriander Leaves – 1 tblsp, chopped
Shallot (Small Onion) – 1/2, finely chopped
Garlic – 1/2 clove, minced
Jalapeno – 1/4, finely chopped
Lime Juice – 1 tsp (adjust as per taste)
Salt as per taste
Pepper Powder as per taste

1. Combine the black beans, sweet corn kernels, cheese, spring onions and coriander leaves in a large bowl.
2. Mix all the seasoning ingredients and add 1/2 tsp to the bowl.
3. Combine all the salsa ingredients and add 1/4 cup to the bowl.
4. Mix until evenly combined.
5. Place 2 of the tortillas on a flat surface.
6. Divide the filling amongst the tortillas and cover with the remaining two.
7. Heat a tawa over medium flame.
8. Cook the prepared tortillas on both sides until the cheese has melted and the tortillas are crispy and brown.
9. Remove and transfer to a serving plate.
10. Cut them into halves or quarters or serve them whole with any remaining salsa.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

Anki S July 21, 2014 - 11:37 am

Did you actually make them at home?Wow my hubby will love it,when I make it for him.he loves quesedillas


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