Mushroom and Chicken Quesadillas

Are you tired of the same old chicken quesadillas? Looking for a way to add some extra flavor and depth to this classic dish? Look no further! In this blog post, we will be sharing a delicious recipe for Mushroom and Chicken Quesadillas that will take your taste buds on a flavor-packed journey. These quesadillas are the perfect combination of savory chicken, earthy mushrooms, and gooey cheese, all wrapped up in a crispy tortilla. We will be discussing the key ingredients needed for this recipe, providing step-by-step instructions on how to make it, and sharing some tips and tricks for perfecting your quesadillas every time. So, let’s get cooking!


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic, sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add mushrooms and bell pepper, cook until softened.
  4. Add shredded chicken, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove mixture from heat and set aside.
  6. Place a tortilla on a flat surface, spoon some of the chicken and mushroom mixture onto one half of the tortilla.
  7. Sprinkle cheese on top of the mixture.
  8. Fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling to create a half-moon shape.
  9. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.
  10. Heat a clean skillet over medium heat and cook each quesadilla for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown and crispy.


Serve the mushroom and chicken quesadillas hot with your favorite toppings such as salsa, sour cream, or guacamole.


  • Try adding some diced tomatoes or jalapeños for an extra kick.
  • Use different types of cheese like pepper jack or Monterey Jack for a different flavor profile.
  • Substitute the chicken with shrimp or beef for a different protein option.


If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in a skillet or microwave until heated through.


Mushroom and chicken quesadillas are a delicious and versatile dish that can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences. With simple ingredients and easy steps, you can whip up this crowd-pleasing meal in no time. Whether you’re cooking for a weeknight dinner or entertaining guests, these quesadillas are sure to be a hit!