Mushroom & Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

It’s time to cook up a storm. 

We’ve got another incredible mushroom recipe in the form of a mushroom & chicken quesadilla recipe to give you a Mexican flair the next time you make dinner for the entire family. Quick and easy to prepare, this will be a huge hit!


Makes 1 large

  • 10ml oil
  • 1 chicken breast fillet, sliced
  • 205g button mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 3ml paprika
  • 1 (410g) can red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 large flat wraps
  • 5ml ground cumin or taco spice
  • 100g guacamole
  • 100g cheddar cheese, grated
  • fresh salsa*

*finely dice 1 red onion and 2 tomatoes. Add fresh coriander and some sliced fresh green chilli if desired. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chicken until cooked.
  2. Transfer to a plate and return the pan to the stove.
  3. Fry the mushrooms for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the reserved chicken and the paprika.
  5. Cook for 1 minute and set aside.
  6. Place the beans and cumin into a mixing bowl and roughly mash with a fork.
  7. Lay a wrap on a flat surface and spread the bean mixture on top.
  8. Top with the reserved mushroom and chicken mixture, guacamole, cheddar cheese and fresh salsa.
  9. Lay the second wrap on top of the filling.
  10. Heat a large, non-stick pan on the stove and slide the quesadilla into the pan.
  11. Cook for 1-2 minutes, turn (using a plate to assist) and cook the other side for 1-2 minutes.
  12. Alternatively, place the quesadilla under a hot grill for 1-2 minutes, per side. Slices into wedges and serve.

Written by Marvin

Founder of many things but FoodBlogJHB FoodBlogCT, FoodBlogDBN being my biggest project to date. UCT marketing graduate, Star Wars geek and Arsenal & Dortmund supporter. That's me!

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