Spicy Mushroom & Onion Quesadillas with Creamy Guacamole

Spicy Mushroom & Onion Quesadillas

with Creamy Guacamole

45 MIN
$11.44/serving 2 Servings
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  • with Daiya Dairy-Free Cheddar-Style Cheeze
    includes 1.2 oz Daiya Dairy-Free Cheddar-Style Cheeze (this may not be a dairy-free recipe)
  • with Monterey Jack Cheese
    includes 2 oz Monterey Jack Cheese View recipe
  • with Daiya Dairy-Free Cheddar-Style Cheeze

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    In these crispy quesadillas, mild monterey jack cheese delightfully melts around a rich filling of tender mushrooms and onion—sautéed in chipotle chile paste (a specialty condiment made from dried, smoked jalapeños) for a kick of heat. In traditional style, we’re serving them with a topping of zesty guacamole.
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    Spicy Mushroom & Onion Quesadillas with Creamy Guacamole
    Title
    • 2 Flour Tortillas
    • 4 oz Mushrooms
    • 2 tsps Chipotle Chile Paste
    • 1 Zucchini
    • ½ oz Pickled Peppadew Peppers
    • ¼ cup Guacamole
    • 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
    • 1.2 oz Daiya Dairy-Free Cheddar-Style Cheeze (This May Not Be A Dairy-Free Recipe)
    • 3 Tbsps Roasted Peanuts
    • 1 Yellow Onion
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    Prepare the ingredients
    1 Prepare the ingredients

    Wash and dry the fresh produce. Quarter the zucchini lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Thinly slice the mushrooms. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Grate the cheeze on the large side of a box grater. Roughly chop the peanuts. Roughly chop the peppers. In a bowl, combine the guacamole and mayonnaise. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Cook the zucchini
    2 Cook the zucchini

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the zucchini pieces in an even layer; season with salt and pepper. Cook, without stirring, 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Transfer to a large bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

    Cook the mushrooms & onion
    3 Cook the mushrooms & onion

    In the same pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced mushrooms and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly softened. Add 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter) and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly combined and the water has cooked off. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Assemble & cook the quesadillas
    4 Assemble & cook the quesadillas

    Place the tortillas on a work surface. Top one half of each tortilla with the grated cheeze and cooked onion and mushrooms. Fold the tortillas in half over the filling. Rinse and wipe out the same pan; add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and heat on medium until hot. Add the quesadillas. Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown and the cheese is melted. Transfer to a cutting board and immediately season with salt. Carefully halve each cooked quesadilla.

    Finish the zucchini & serve your dish
    5 Finish the zucchini & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, to the bowl of cooked zucchini, add the chopped peanuts and chopped peppers. Stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked quesadillas with the finished zucchini. Top the quesadillas with the creamy guacamole. Enjoy!

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    Prepare the ingredients
    1 Prepare the ingredients

    Wash and dry the fresh produce. Quarter the zucchini lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Thinly slice the mushrooms. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Grate the cheeze on the large side of a box grater. Roughly chop the peanuts. Roughly chop the peppers. In a bowl, combine the guacamole and mayonnaise. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    2 Cook the zucchini

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the zucchini pieces in an even layer; season with salt and pepper. Cook, without stirring, 4 to 5 minutes, or until browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Transfer to a large bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

    Cook the zucchini
    Cook the mushrooms & onion
    3 Cook the mushrooms & onion

    In the same pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced mushrooms and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly softened. Add 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter) and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly combined and the water has cooked off. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    4 Assemble & cook the quesadillas

    Place the tortillas on a work surface. Top one half of each tortilla with the grated cheeze and cooked onion and mushrooms. Fold the tortillas in half over the filling. Rinse and wipe out the same pan; add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and heat on medium until hot. Add the quesadillas. Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown and the cheese is melted. Transfer to a cutting board and immediately season with salt. Carefully halve each cooked quesadilla.

    Assemble & cook the quesadillas
    Finish the zucchini & serve your dish
    5 Finish the zucchini & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, to the bowl of cooked zucchini, add the chopped peanuts and chopped peppers. Stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked quesadillas with the finished zucchini. Top the quesadillas with the creamy guacamole. Enjoy!

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