Avocado Black Bean Quesadilla

Servings: 3
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes


  • 1 large avocado, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 large burrito size flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded mexican cheese
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1/2 bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese


  1. In a small bowl, mix the avocado, cumin, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and cilantro.
  2. Heat a greased large skillet over medium/low heat. Place one tortilla in the skillet. Layer spread half the cheese over the whole tortilla.
  3. One one side of the tortilla, spread half the avocado mash, followed by sliced bell peppers, onions, and black beans.
  4. Fold the tortilla in half and cover the skillet. Cook for about 5-6 minutes per side or until golden brown and crispy. 
Avocado Black Bean Quesadilla

About Colombia Avocado Board

The mission of CAB is to build the tools to work in sync with the Hass Avocado Board to cultivate consumers in the United States by aligning growers, exporters, and importers together under one cohesive marketing effort focused on Colombian avocados.  The CAB was created in late 2020 and operates under the authorization of the Hass Avocado Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 2000 (7 U.S.C. 7801-7813).  For more information or a full list of the Board of Directors and committee assignments, please email [email protected].