Meatless Monday #31: Mushroom Quesadillas

A tasty twist on a Tex-Mex classic.

Choose a variety of mushrooms (honestly, I don’t know mushrooms well enough to even know what kinds I have here – I just grabbed whatever the store had to offer).

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Chop the mushrooms and sautee them in some olive oil.

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Once cooked, remove the mushrooms from the pan.  Add more olive oil to the pan and lay a tortilla flat in the pan. Top the tortilla with shredded cheese (sharp white cheddar is a good option).

On a side note, I tried using Sheeze vegan cheese and was not impressed; I would not reccomend it.mushroom quesadilla 003

Add mushrooms over the cheese and cover with another tortilla. Flip the quesadilla in the pan and let cook for about 1 more minute.

Remove the quesadilla from the pan and cut into quarters (once slightly cooled).

I served mine with a side of black beans, to which I added chopped tomato and jalapeno.

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