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Beef and Black Bean Quesadillas with Slaw

A quesadilla is a heated tortilla with melted cheese inside. But in addition to cheese, you can put practically anything in a quesadilla. Delicious and terribly unhealthy 🙂 !!!

This meal serves a family of 4.

  • Prep

    15-20 mins

  • Cooking

    30 mins




  • 500g Brisbane Valley Farm Direct premium beef mince
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red onion peeled and finely diced
  • 1 corn cob kernals removed
  • 200g shredded cheese (a Mexican blend preferable, or a tasty)
  • 1/3 bunch coriander chopped
  • 4 large wheat tortillas
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2tsp ground cumin
  • 500g Slaw
  • Chipotle aioli or plain aioli
  • 2 x Tab Red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chilli flakes (optional)


Step 1

Mix together mince, garlic, beans. In a saucepan, lightly saute onions and corn in a little oil, when onions are soft add spices and cook for 1 minute. Allow to cool and little and add to beef mixture and mix together. Add seasoning.

Step 2

To assemble lay 1 tortilla on the bench and sprinkle ¼ of the cheese on to 1 side of the tortilla, sprinkle some chopped coriander on top of the cheese, then press ¼ of the beef mixture on top of that. Flod over the other half to form a ½ moon shape. Repeat with the other 3. Leave at room temp.

Step 3

Heat a heavy based pan on a medium heat and cook 2 quesadillas at a time. Cook on the first side for approx. 5 minutes until crisp, flip over and cook for approx. 4 minutes.

Step 4

Place the slaw in a bowl and add red wine vinegar and enough aioli to bind it, season to taste.

Step 5

To serve, place the cooked Quesadilla on a plate and lay a generous amount of slaw beside it.