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Mexican Bean Quesadillas

5 from 3 votes
Servings: 6 people

In search of a fun, quick and easy weeknight dinner that the whole family will love? Look no further than these amazing Mexican Bean Quesadillas. They're totally delicious, and the filling smells absolutely amazing while it cooks, so it's just as well you don't have to wait long to eat the final product! They really couldn't be easier thanks to the Thermomix, meaning you'll have dinner prepared and on the table in 20 minutes flat.


  • 100 g mature cheddar in pieces
  • 4 spring onions in large chunks
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 2 tins kidney beans drained
  • 1 heaped tsp ground cumin
  • 1 heaped tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 80 g fresh baby spinach (or frozen and thawed)
  • 6 large flour tortillas


  1. Place the cheddar in the mixing bowl. Chop 5 Sec / speed 7. Remove and transfer into a small bowl. Set aside until later.

  2. Place the spring onions in the mixing bowl. Chop 2 Sec / Speed 7. Add the olive oil and fry 3 Min / 100°C / Speed 1. Add the kidney beans, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, pepper and spinach and cook 5 Min / 100°C / Reverse Speed 1.

  3. Place 3 tortillas on a chopping board. Divide the mixture over the tortillas and spread evenly, leaving a 1cm border. Sprinkle over the cheese and top each tortilla with another one. Press down slightly and either cut into wedges or leave whole for frying depending on the size of your frying pan.

  4. Heat a non stick frying pan to medium heat and fry each quesadilla for about 2 minutes on each side. Serve with guacamole and salad.

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Bean Quesadillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 327mg14%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1892IU38%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 175mg18%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. Gee on February 16, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    Dear Sophia.I made it today for our dinner.
    Wonderful taste perfect for us.tq for the recipe. Definitely will do again and must try recipe.we love it

  2. Morag James on February 16, 2020 at 6:07 pm

    Amazing – my son loved them!

  3. Louise on February 25, 2020 at 6:38 am

    Really delicious. I used one tin of black beans and one tin of kidney beans. I also used my sandwich press/grill and it worked really well. Served with guacamole and sour cream. A fresh tomato salsa would also be delicious.

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