Mushroom & Chorizo Quesadillas

How to make a Mushroom and Chorizo Quesadillas.

Ingredients: Serves 4

  • ½ lb chorizo, removed from casings
  • ½ lb cremini mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 4 fresh corn tortillas
  • ½ pound Oaxaca, Asadero, Quesillo, or Monterey jack cheese, cut into cubes or torn into small pieces
  • ½ tablespoon oil


  1. Add the chorizo to a frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Cook about 10 minutes, breaking up the meat into small pieces.
  3. Add the mushrooms, mix with the chorizo, and continue cooking for another 5 minutes, until the mushrooms are soft and the juices reduced.
  4. Using a spatula, scrape the chorizo and mushroom filling into a bowl.
  5. Carefully wipe out any remaining bits and turn the heat to medium low.
  6. Add a corn tortilla to pan, top with 1/4 of the cheese and 1/4 of the chorizo and mushroom filling.
  7. Fold the tortilla in half and let it cook for about 2 minutes.
  8. Flip and cook another 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Serve and enjoy!
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