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Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Cheeseburger Quesadilla

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Nothing will get the family’s attention like a cheeseburger quesadilla. Filled with all your favorite traditional burger toppings, this blend recipe is a fun new way to eat a “cheeseburger” will surely have the kids asking for seconds.

This recipe puts a delightful twist on a classic cheeseburger. You can get as creative as you want with our fajita mushroom cheeseburger quesadilla by adding your preference of toppings!

What’s even better is you can use our Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Kit to make this recipe tasty without sacrificing nutrition! If you have children (or adults) that love cheeseburgers, this is a unique and tasty way to give them what they want and what they need: flavorful and memorable food. Plus, this recipe is also a great meatless option if you omit the ground beef. Add it to your Meatless Monday rotation! 

Our Sizzling Sautés Fajita Mushroom Kit uses Baby Bella Mushrooms, which are delicious and known for their health benefits. 

Explore the nutrient-packed profile of this superfood:

Baby Bellas are also known for their robust and delicious umami. Umami, otherwise known as the “fifth” flavor of basic tastes — the other four being sweet, salty, sour, and bitter — is a complex flavor that has the power to elevate the flavor profile of any dish, including these cheeseburger quesadillas!

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Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Cheeseburger Quesadilla


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4

Description

This recipe puts a delightful twist on a classic cheeseburger. You can get as creative as you want with our fajita mushroom cheeseburger quesadilla by adding your preference of toppings!


Ingredients

  • 1 package 13.5 oz Monterey Mushrooms Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Kit* 
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (optional) 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

Secret Burger Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp relish
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp white sugar

*Sizzling Sautés Mushroom Kits are high in vitamin D. Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Heat a tbsp of olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms to the saucepan. Cook for about 10 minutes, until slightly tender. Remove from heat.
  2. Add the Fajita sauce packet and stir until the mushrooms are evenly coated about 1-2 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, add beef, onion, and garlic, and continue to cook for 10 minutes or until ground beef is cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all the secret sauce ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. Place one tortilla in the bottom of a dry grill pan. Sprinkle with cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and dill pickles. Spoon on the meat mixture and the saucy Fajita mushrooms. Top with the second tortilla. If your grill pan comes with a Panini press (lid) place preheated press on top of the tortilla. If no press is available, carefully flip the quesadilla over using a spatula.
  6. Remove from the skillet and cut into wedges. Serve topped with fresh shredded lettuce and secret burger sauce.

Note: 

This recipe works really well without the meat as well. Feel free to omit the ground beef in step 3 to make this a meatless meal.

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Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Cheeseburger Quesadilla


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4

Description

This recipe puts a delightful twist on a classic cheeseburger. You can get as creative as you want with our fajita mushroom cheeseburger quesadilla by adding your preference of toppings!


Ingredients

  • 1 package 13.5 oz Monterey Mushrooms Sizzling Sautés™ Fajita Mushroom Kit* 
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (optional) 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

Secret Burger Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp relish
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp white sugar

*Sizzling Sautés Mushroom Kits are high in vitamin D. Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Heat a tbsp of olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms to the saucepan. Cook for about 10 minutes, until slightly tender. Remove from heat.
  2. Add the Fajita sauce packet and stir until the mushrooms are evenly coated about 1-2 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, add beef, onion, and garlic, and continue to cook for 10 minutes or until ground beef is cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all the secret sauce ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. Place one tortilla in the bottom of a dry grill pan. Sprinkle with cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and dill pickles. Spoon on the meat mixture and the saucy Fajita mushrooms. Top with the second tortilla. If your grill pan comes with a Panini press (lid) place preheated press on top of the tortilla. If no press is available, carefully flip the quesadilla over using a spatula.
  6. Remove from the skillet and cut into wedges. Serve topped with fresh shredded lettuce and secret burger sauce.

Note: 

This recipe works really well without the meat as well. Feel free to omit the ground beef in step 3 to make this a meatless meal.

Save Time and Satisfy Your Tastebuds With Sizzling Sautés

These are just a few of the tasty recipes featuring Monterey Mushrooms Sizzling Sautés. Our Sizzling Sautés recipes will ensure you are enjoying quality food in no time flat. Sizzling Sautés are versatile and work well as a stand-alone side dish, meat replacement, or meat complement. 

If you want to spend less time cooking and more time enjoying incredible meals, you can find more recipes and learn more about our Sizzling Sautés in our free cookbook. 

If you can’t find Monterey Mushrooms Sizzling Sautés in your favorite grocery store, visit our Where to Buy page to see what stores carry them near you. 

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