Black Bean Quesadilla

filling:
water
black turtle beans
yellow onions
green peppers
garlic
cilantro
sea salt
olive oil
cumin
chili powder

tortilla
mexican cheese mix

directions:
1. place all filling ingredients (except cilantro and beans) on a warm skillet. cook together.
2. add beans. cook another three minutes.
3. warm tortillas, either in a skillet or an oven.
4. pour filling mix down center of tortilla.
5. add cheese, allowing it to melt.

Black Blean Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

Serves 4

This colorful salad features a quick dressing made from creamy avocado, tangy lime juice and zesty cilantro.

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, mashed
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 (15-ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
4 cups shredded romaine lettuce
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup corn kernels, fresh or thawed if frozen
1 small red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds

Method

In a large bowl, whisk together avocado, cilantro and lime juice until blended. Add beans, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, pepper, pumpkin seeds and toss until evenly coated.