Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas

Are you looking for a delicious and satisfying vegetarian meal that’s quick and easy to make? Look no further than these Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas! Packed with savory mushrooms, sweet caramelized onions, and gooey cheese, these quesadillas are sure to become a new favorite in your meal rotation. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the simple steps to creating this mouthwatering dish, from caramelizing the onions to assembling and cooking the quesadillas. Get ready to impress your taste buds with this flavor-packed recipe!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (such as cheddar or Monterey Jack)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the sliced onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the sliced mushrooms, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper. Cook until the mushrooms are tender and any liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the mushroom mixture from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Place a tortilla in the skillet and sprinkle with a quarter of the shredded cheese.
  6. Top with a quarter of the mushroom mixture and a tablespoon of chopped cilantro.
  7. Place another tortilla on top and press down gently.
  8. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until the tortilla is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  9. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more quesadillas.
  10. Serve hot, cut into wedges, and enjoy!


These Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas are a delicious and easy-to-make meal that is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner. The combination of savory mushrooms, sweet caramelized onions, and gooey cheese is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Give this recipe a try and impress your family and friends with a flavorful and satisfying dish!