Save on Pinterest

Mushroom Quesadillas

Crisp and cheesy, these Mexican-style snacks from field editor Jeri Dobrowski of Beach, North Dakota are fun and flavorful. "We hosted a family reunion one spring and made a fiesta dinner. Everyone loved these quesadillas," notes Jeri.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 to 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Vegetable oil
  • 8 flour tortillas (7 inches)
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salsa and guacamole, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and jalapenos in olive oil until tender and liquid is nearly evaporated. Add cilantro; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet; add one tortilla. Top with 1/2 cup cheese, 1/3 cup mushroom mixture and another tortilla. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese and mushroom mixture, adding more oil as needed. Serve with salsa and guacamole if desired.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 594 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 806mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.

Recommended Video