Savoury White Bean and Avocado Quesadillas

Preparation 10 min
Total 30 min
4 Servings

Savoury White Bean and Avocado Quesadillas make quick and delicious meals or snacks. Smashed white beans give this plant-based quesadilla filling a rich and creamy texture. The Mexican-inspired flavours and hearty Dempster’s® Ancient Grains 10” Tortillas will keep you coming back for more. Serves four.

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  • 4 Dempster's® Ancient Grains 10" Tortillas
  • 1 can (19 oz) white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) tomato salsa, divided
  • 4 thinly sliced red onion rounds, separated
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) vegan sour cream, for serving


  1. Smash white beans with potato masher.
  2. Stir in cilantro, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread over half of each tortilla; top each with avocado slices, 1 tbsp (15 mL) salsa and red onion round.
  4. Fold tortilla over to enclose filling.
  5. Brush half of the oil over bottom of large skillet set over medium heat; in four batches, cook quesadillas for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and filling is heated through, brushing with remaining oil as needed.
  6. Cut each quesadilla into 3 wedges.
  7. Serve with vegan sour cream and remaining salsa.