Looking for a easy but delicious recipe that's great for lunch or dinner? We've teamed up with Liz at IHeartVegetables.com to bring you this Sweet Potato Quesadilla Recipe.


  • 8 oz sweet potato, cooked
  • 6 oz Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mild salsa
  • 1 (15oz) can black beans, drained
  • 4 (10”) tortillas


  • Prick the sweet potato all over with a fork. Cover it with a damp paper towel and microwave for 6-7 minutes or until the potato is soft.
  • Let it cool slightly, then cut it open and scoop out the cooked sweet potato.
  • Mash the salsa, beans, and sweet potato together until combined.
  • Spread ¼ of the mixture onto one half of a 10” tortilla. Fold the tortilla over and set aside. Repeat with the remaining 3 tortillas.

Stovetop directions:

  • In a large, non-stick skillet, spray with olive oil or drizzle with a small amount of oil and heat over medium heat for 1 minute.
  • Cook the quesadillas, two at a time, for 3-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

Oven directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place the quesadillas on a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • For a crispy exterior, spray or lightly brush the quesadillas with olive oil.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

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