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Quesadillas with southwest-style bean salad

Quesadillas with southwest-style bean salad

5 min
15 min
Seasoned bean salad Southwest


  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) onion, diced
  • 1 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Del Monte can 398 ml Southwest seasoned bean salad, drained
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 wheat tortillas
  • 500 ml (2 cups) grated cheese

Cilantro-Lime Sauce :

  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) sour cream
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) mayonnaise
  • 250 ml (1 cup) fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Prepare the sauce by mixing all the ingredients in a blender. Set aside in the fridge. 
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat, then fry the onion and bell pepper cubes for a few minutes until tender. 
  3. Lower the heat, add the bean salad, season with cumin and salt and pepper to taste, cook for a few minutes then set aside. 
  4. In another skillet, over medium heat, place a tortilla. Add 1/2 cup cheese, half the vegetable and bean mixture, half of the cilantro and another 1/2 cup cheese. Place another tortilla on top and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, until golden-brown.  
  5. Repeat with remaining ingredients. 
  6. Serve quartered with cilantro sauce.