Mexican

Spicy Cheese & Mushroom Quesadillas

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 12 apps  |  Calories: 575
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Spicy Cheese & Mushroom Quesadillas
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
12 apps
Calories
575

Quesadillas make for an excellent meal, no matter what time of day — especially when made with sautéed mushrooms with onions, garlic and dried thyme and placed into tortillas sprinkled with Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut and garnished with sour cream, guacamole or your favorite salsa.

Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet or yellow onion
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 8 (7-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1-1/2 cups (6oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut, divided
  • Salsa, sour cream, chopped cilantro, diced avocado or guacamole (optional)
Directions
  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 minutes. Add mushrooms, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates.
  2. Melt remaining butter; brush one side of 4 tortillas. Arrange tortillas, buttered side down, on large baking sheet; top with 1 cup cheese. Arrange mushroom mixture over cheese; press lightly. Brush remaining butter over tops of tortillas.
  3. Bake in preheated 450°F oven 6 minutes or until tortilla tops are golden brown. Top quesadillas with remaining cheese; bake 1 minute or until quesadillas are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges; serve with toppings as desired.

Serving Size 12 apps

Calories 575

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 28.30g 43%
Sat. Fat 14.70g 71%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.70g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.80g
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 948mg 39%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 61g 20%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 75RE
Vitamin C 3mg 5%
Calcium 347mg 34%
Iron 4mg 22%