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Prep time:10 minutes
Total time:20 minutes
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadilla
1 medium-sizedsweet potato
2 teaspoonsvegetable oil, divided
1/2 medium-sizedsweet onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoonblack pepper
4 6-inchflour tortillas
1/2 cupcanned black beans, drained
1/2 cupsharp cheddar cheese, grated
Dollopready-made salsa (optional)
Poke holes in sweet potato and microwave 10 minutes, until soft.
While potato cooks, heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes. Add onion. Cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Add cumin, salt and pepper to season. Simmer until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Bank onions to side of skillet and add black beans. Heat 3 to 4 minutes and combine with onions.
Remove potato from microwave. Cut lengthwise. Mash with fork.
Heat extra oil in second skillet over medium-high heat about 2 minutes. Place tortilla in second skillet; scoop half of potato onto tortilla. Add half of black bean mix and cheese. Cook about 2 minutes. Cover with tortilla. Apply even pressure with spatula and flip. Repeat process with remaining ingredients.