Easy Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

Easy Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

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Easy chicken mushroom quesadillas. Quesadillas have been adapted to many different styles. In the United States, many restaurants serve them as appetizers, after adding their own twist. Some variations are: goat cheese, black beans, spinach, zucchini, or tofu. A Scandinavian treat uses a lefse (thin potato pancake resembling a tortilla) containing brie cheese and lingonberry jam. Even dessert quesadillas are made, using ingredients such as chocolate, butterscotch, caramel, and different fruits.

Grilled Chicken and Red Onion Quesadilla

Easy Chicken Mushroom Quesadillas

Ingredients:

  1. Rapeseed oil – 1 tbsp
  2. Large onion – 1 chopped
  3. White button mushrooms – 230 gm
  4. Crushed garlic – 3 cloves
  5. Cooked chicken breast – (1 breast half) chopped
  6. Ground cumin – 1 tsp
  7. Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  8. Dried oregano – 1 tsp
  9. Baby spinach leaves – 60 gm roughly chopped
  10. Salt – 1/2 tsp
  11. Fresh ground black pepper – 1/4 tsp
  12. Whole-grain flour tortillas – 4
  13. Grated cheddar cheese – 80 gm
  14. Salsa – 120 ml
  15. Reduced-fat sour cream – 60 ml

Method:

  • Heat up oil in a large frying-pan over a medium heat.
  • Then add onions, mushrooms and cook until the mushroom water is evaporated and they begin to brown, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Then add garlic and cook for one minute more.
  • Now add chicken, cumin, chili powder and oregano, stir until all spices are incorporated.
  • Add spinach, salt and pepper, cook until spinach softens, about two minutes.
  • Lay one tortilla on a flat work surface and sprinkle with 20g cheddar cheese.
  • Spoon half the chicken and vegetable mixture on top of cheese, then top with an additional 20g cheese.
  • Top with another flour tortilla.
  • Heat a large nonstick frying-pan with cooking spray over medium heat.
  • Carefully place 1 quesadilla in pan and cook for three minutes.
  • Using a large spatula, gently flip quesadilla and cook for an additional three minutes until lightly browned and cheese is melted.
  • Repeat with second quesadilla. Slice each quesadilla into quarters.
  • Place two quarters on a plate with 1 tbsp sour cream and 2 tbsp salsa.





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