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Vegan Quesadillas with Black Beans
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5 from 2 votes

Vegan Quesadillas with Black Beans

If you are looking for a hearty and delicious meal that it's really easy and quick to prepare, these Vegan Quesadillas filled with black beans, red peppers, and sweet corn will be perfect for you!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-mex
Keyword: Vegan Quesadillas
Servings: 2 people


Black Bean Filling

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium size red bell pepper diced
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup frozen sweetcorn or from jar
  • 1 tbsp tomate paste

Spice Mix

  • ½ Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Orégano
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper

Avocado Sour Cream

  • 2 avocados
  • ¼ cup cashews presoaked
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp apple vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Salt to taste


Quesadilla Filling

  • Add some olive oil to a pan and saute the onions on medium to high heat for around 5 minutes.
  • Then add the garlic minced or finely chopped, red pepper finely chopped, sweet corn, and beans and cook for a further 5-6 minutes.
  • Add in the spice mix, cook for a minute and add a little bit of water to deglaze the pan. Last, add the tomato paste, mix well and cook for a few more minutes and your filling will be ready to go.


  • Place a tortilla on a flat surface or plate and add your favourite vegan shredded cheese.
  • Add the filling evenly to the tortilla.
  • Add some more vegan cheese, remember this is called Quesadilla for a good reason.
  • Add the second tortilla on the top and cut it into four pieces.

Avocado Sour Cream

  • Combine the avocado, presoaked cashews, water, apple vinegar, mustard, lime juice, and salt into a blender jug. Blend all the ingredients until you have a smooth consistency.