Elote Corn Quesadillas with Avocado Cream

Extraordinary elote corn quesadilla recipe! Scroll down to see the recipe made by
@gfree_rd using ONANA plantain tortillas 
"Elote Corn Quesadillas with Avocado Cream"
made by @gfree_rd
  • Quesadillas
    • ONANA Tortillas
    • 2 tbsp olive oil 
    • 1/2 chopped onion
    • 3 minced garlic cloves
    • 1 tsp chili powder 
    • 1 tsp ground cumin 
    • 1/2 tsp paprika 
    • 1/2 tsp salt 
    • 2 large or 3 small ears of grilled corn or 2 cups of frozen/thawed fire-roasted corn
    • 1 15oz can black beans, drained
    • 4 tbsp Cotija cheese
    • 8 oz grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • Avocado Cream
    • 1/2 avocado
    • 1/2 cup cilantro 
    • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
    • 3 tbsp lime juice 
    • 1/4 tsp salt 


    • Prepare avocado cream by combining all ingredients in a blender or food processor
    • Blend on high until smooth and set aside
    • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat
    • Add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until it is soft
    • Add garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, and, salt and cook for 1 minute
    • Stir in corn, black beans, and cheese and cook for 2 minutes while stirring often until the cheese melts throughout the mixture
    • Transfer the mixture into a bowl
    • Divide half the Monterey Jack cheese evenly over half of each tortilla 
    • Spoon elote corn mixture evenly over the cheese 
    • Sprinkle the remaining half of the Monterey Jack cheese over the corn
    • Fold bare half of tortilla over into a half moon
    • Heat about 1 tsp olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat
    • Cook quesadillas until bottoms are golden brown, flip, and do the same to the other side
    • Transfer to a cutting board and cut eat quesadillas into wedges and place avocado cream on top
    • Serve immediately and enjoy!

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