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This black bean and sweet potato quesadilla is packed full of flavor and vitamins!


  • 1 non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 cup black beans, canned
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 large chili pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream, low-fat OR reduced fat plain yogurt
  • 8 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, reduced-fat
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach


  1. Saute onion and garlic (using nonstick cooking spray) in a medium size pan until soft.
  2. Add mashed sweet potatoes, black beans, spices, and jalapeno.
  3. Heat until just warm.
  4. Spread potato mixture over tortilla, then top with baby spinach, cheese, and onion.
  5. Top with second tortilla.
  6. Heat a pan on high heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Brown quesadilla about one minute on each side, untill the inside is warm and the cheese is melted.