These Garlic Mushroom Quesadillas are a quick and super tasty lunch, full of Mexican flavour. Perfect for lunch with a salad or as a starter for a Mexican fiesta!
My never ending quest for making Mexican food that rivals this little Mexican hole in the wall in San Diego that I had the BEST potato tacos brought me to making garlic mushroom quesadillas last night. Not a particularly conventional Mexican filling, but tasty none the less. Did the taste rival that of those potato tacos? Of course not. They were made in a tiny, authentic kitchen on the boarder of Mexico. They also came with free and unlimited nachos and a variety of dips and toppings and only cost $0.50 each. I was a poor backpacker, so I ate there 6 times in my 4 day stay.
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The great thing about quesadillas, and even burritos too, is that you can fill them with almost anything. I made my husband banana and chocolate spread quesadillas for dessert once and he loved them. No, I am not married to a 5 year-old, he just craves sweet things like a 5 year-old does.
How to make Garlic Mushroom Quesadillas – Serves 2:
Garlic Mushroom Quesadillas
- Heat some oil in a large pan and cook the mushrooms and onions for 10 minutes, until softened.
- Add the garlic, chipotle (if using) and coriander (cilantro) and cook for a further 3 minutes.
- Separate the mixture between 2 tortillas and spread so it covers it.
- Sprinkle the cheese over and then top with the other tortilla.
- Cook until the cheese has melted and the tortilla is golden.
- Cut each quesadilla into 4 and serve with salad, salsa and guacamole.
What is the best Mexican food you have ever eaten? Have you been to Mexico? Leave a comment to make me jealous of how amazing the food was!