Mushroom Chorizo Quesadillas Recipe

Mushroom Chorizo Quesadillas are a delicious and flavorful twist on the classic quesadilla. The combination of earthy mushrooms and spicy chorizo creates a savory filling that is perfectly complemented by melted cheese and crispy tortillas. These quesadillas are easy to make and can be enjoyed as a quick snack or a satisfying meal. Serve them with salsa, guacamole, or sour cream for a complete and satisfying dish.

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Ingredients for Mushroom Chorizo Quesadillas Recipe

  • 0.13 pound Chorizo, Casing Removed
  • 2 ounce Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 1 Large Flour Tortillas
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Cheese
  • as needed Salsa, Guacamole, Or Sour Cream For Serving

Directions: Mushroom Chorizo Quesadillas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat a skillet over medium heat and cook the chorizo until browned and crispy.
  • STEP 2.Remove the chorizo from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, add the mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and become tender.
  • STEP 4.Remove the mushrooms from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 5.Place a tortilla in the skillet and sprinkle with cheese.
  • STEP 6.Top with a layer of cooked chorizo and mushrooms.
  • STEP 7.Add another tortilla on top and press down gently.
  • STEP 8.Cook for a few minutes until the bottom tortilla is crispy and the cheese is melted.
  • STEP 9.Flip the quesadilla and cook for a few more minutes until the other side is crispy.
  • STEP 10.Remove from the skillet and repeat with the remaining tortillas and filling.
  • STEP 11.Cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve hot with salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.

Cooking Tips

  • Use a non-stick skillet to prevent the quesadillas from sticking.
  • Feel free to add additional toppings such as sliced jalapenos or diced tomatoes.
  • You can also customize the filling by adding other vegetables or proteins.
  • For a vegetarian version, omit the chorizo and use extra mushrooms or substitute with plant-based chorizo.
  • To make the quesadillas ahead of time, assemble them and refrigerate until ready to cook.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover quesadillas can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the quesadillas in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the quesadillas as a snack, appetizer, or main dish.
  • They pair well with a side of Mexican rice or a fresh salad.
Nutrition
value
261
calories per serving
17 g Fat15 g Protein13 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    398mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    73mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    82mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    39mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    260mg
  • Selenium
    18mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp