These Spinach, Mushroom and Chorizo Quesadillas are very quick and easy to make, and are loaded with authentic flavors. Perfect for an appetizer, breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Flavorful Cacique® Pork Chorizo, in combination with meaty Portobello Mushrooms, fresh baby spinach, and nutty, creamy manchego. Learn how to make the perfect chorizo quesadillas in just a few easy steps.
When I think about Mexican food, quesadillas are one of my favorite things to order at a restaurant or just make at home. They are super easy to make and you can never go wrong with them. The idea of making quesadillas is to warm the tortillas in a pan, add toppings and cheese, and cook until everything has warmed up and the cheese is melty and gooey. This way you have a delicious filling, cheese, and crunchy warm tortillas. Add toppings of your choice and you have an amazing meal, in under 20 minutes.
Speaking of toppings, they are completely optional, but I’d definitely add some. Cacique® has some delicious sour creams, like the cilantro lime one I used in this recipe. You can drizzle some over the cooked quesadillas, or serve it in a small dipping dish on the side. My whole family and also my close friends love this kind of dinner. Goes well with some delicious drinks, too!
How to Make Spinach, Mushroom, and Chorizo Quesadillas
Since we are using Cacique® Pork Chorizo, we need to cook it first. Once the chorizo is half way cooked, I add the mushrooms. I cook them until they release liquid and it almost evaporates.
I don’t add any seasoning to the chorizo and mushrooms, because chorizo already has some amazing flavor. Please make sure you taste the cooked chorizo and mushrooms and add salt and pepper, if needed.
I don’t cook the spinach in advance; I add it fresh to the quesadilla. It warms up and wilts while we are cooking the quesadilla.
Warm up one tortilla in pan, brushed with butter, add some Cacique® Manchego Cheese, chorizo with mushrooms, top with fresh spinach, add more cheese, and top with a second tortilla. Flip and cook on the other side for 1-2 minutes.
Then cut, add toppings and serve.