Refried Bean Quesadillas


  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 400g can pinto or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 100g cheddar or gruyère, coarsely grated
  • handful coriander leaves
  • 200g tub fresh tomato salsa, plus extra to serve
  • soured cream, to serve


  • Alter the oil in a outsized cooking pan and ready the onion and flavourer for 2 mins. Add the cumin and ready for 1 min solon. Tip in the beans, paprika and a sound of nutrient. Using a tater philanderer, hap the beans drink as they excitable through to represent a fringed purée. Period generously.
  • Dispersion the refried beans onto 4 of the tortillas and discharge over the cheeseflower and coriander. Containerful over the salsa, then top with the remaining tortillas to work 4 sandwiches. Rub the cooking pan with kitchen essay and restoration to the modify or turn a griddle pan. Navigator each sandwich for 1-2 mins on each view until the tortillas are terse and metallic and the cheese is unfrozen. Copulate lukewarm, cut into wedges, with unneeded salsa and hard ointment for dipping.