Vegan Quesadilla Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Quesadilla Recipe

Vegan Quesadilla Recipe


Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4



  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup vegan cheese shreds such as Daiya or Follow Your Heart
  • 1 cup cooked black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, bell peppers, cumin, salt, and pepper, and sauté until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the black beans and cilantro, and stir to combine.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat.
  • Place one tortilla in the skillet over low heat.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of vegan cheese over the tortilla.
  • Spoon 1/4 of the black bean mixture over the cheese.
  • Sprinkle another 1/4 cup of cheese over the black bean mixture.
  • Top with another tortilla.
  • Cook the quesadilla until the bottom tortilla is golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Carefully flip the quesadilla using a spatula, and cook until the other side is golden brown and the cheese is melted, about 2-3 more minutes.
  • Remove the quesadilla from the skillet and cut into quarters.
  • Repeat with the remaining tortillas and ingredients.
  • Serve hot, garnished with additional cilantro and your favorite salsa or guacamole.


Calories: 385 | Total Fat: 23g | Total Carbohydrates: 39g | Dietary Fiber: 7g | Protein: 16g

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