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Brunch Quesadillas

Just before Christmas one of our neighbours kindly had another Christmas get together and on the invitation it stated 6-8pm. As my family had got up late that day it was too early to eat before we went out so I decided we were going to have Filipa from Gourmet Mum’s Quesadillas with cheese and mushrooms that she’d shown on Twitter a couple of days before! It’s a kind of hot cheesy sandwich made from tortilla wraps. (For a more thorough explanation of Quesadillas click on Filipa’s recipe for Mexican Bean Quesadillas). I also want to thank Gourmet Mum for reinvigorating our love of tortillas as we seem to have been eating them ever since!

Well as with all best intentions the party ran on (we were the last to leave at 11.30pm) and so making Quesadillas was definitely off the menu! There had been plenty of delicious food at the party so we just went straight to bed. My husband had had rather too many beers at the party and felt a tad hung over the following day, I had been a good girl though and was fine (apart from a stupid cold). Hence being up late again and having my husband’s predicament to deal with I decided on creating “Hangover Brunch Quesadillas” by adding bacon to mix. I know how hung over people always crave greasy food! I made this dish serve the four of us but 2 hungry hung over adults would probably polish this amount off easily between them, my husband did ask if he could have another one!

I am entering this dish into The Breakfast Club where the theme this month is” brunch” being hosted by Vanesther at Bangers & Mash and the brain child of Helen at Fuss Free Flavours.

First you fry your bacon strips.

Then you fry your mushrooms.

Then you layer your cheese, mushrooms, bacon, more cheese & garlic oil on tortillas.

Than fold tortillas in half and dry fry for 1-2 minutes each side.

Slice each Quesadilla in half and serve!

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Brunch Quesadillas
 
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Hot bacon, mushroom and cheese Quesadillas (tortilla sandwiches) with a kick of garlic oil – perfect for a hangover brunch or lunch and delicious even if you’re sober!
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Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 2-4
Ingredients
  • Tortillas (Wholegrain or White)
  • 250g Chestnut mushrooms
  • 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed in 1 ½ tbsp Olive oil
  • 4 Rashers of bacon (smoked or unsmoked), sliced
  • Grated Cheddar (as much as you want, I used about 120g quite conservative)
  • Light olive oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Start by frying your bacon strips in a splash of oil, then set aside using a slotted spoon.
  2. Next fry your mushrooms with in another splash of oil until golden.
  3. Now put your Quesadilla together by laying out the tortilla on a chopping mat.
  4. Place the fillings on one side only, start with a layer of cheese, then a layer of bacon, a layer of mushroom and finish with another layer of cheese then drizzle the half the garlic oil over the top and fold tortilla in half.
  5. Repeat this process for the other tortilla.
  6. Now place the Quesadillas in a preheated dry frying pan and heat for 1 – 2 minutes a side on a medium heat so that the cheese melts and the Quesadillas brown slightly.
Notes
If you prefer you can just fry the garlic up with the mushrooms instead of adding in the oil at the end.

 

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  1. Felicity Kelly

    Looks delicious

  2. Felicity Kelly

    Looks delicious!!!

  3. glenn hutton

    These look very tasty and something I could make without ruining… i think!

    1. Camilla

      Thank you, yes they’re dead easy:-)

  4. Tracy Nixon

    Made this a few times now and really enjoy it!

  5. Ursula Hunt

    Great snack recipe, thank you

  6. Tracy Webster

    I actually bought garlic tortillas from Aldi this week with the notion to make quesadillas. I think I’ve just found which flavour/kind I’m gonna be making. :D

  7. Maya Russell

    I really feel like making these now! Happy New Year to you!

    1. Camilla

      They are yummy:-) Happy New Year to you too:-)

  8. Paul Wilson

    Love quesadillas, those look great.

    1. Camilla

      Yes, I really ought to make these more often!

  9. victoria thurgood

    I really like the sounds of these cant wait to try

    1. Camilla

      Great:-)

  10. Maya Russell

    Super recipe. I’d stick the tortillas in the toaster to heat them up before hand and then you don’t have to dry fry.

    1. Camilla

      But a tortilla wouldn’t fit in the toaster and even if it did you want the heat to melt the cheese, plus the tortilla would just dry out and go brittle in a toaster.

  11. Tracy Nixon

    Great brunch idea! All I need to do is train my kids to make it then serve me it in bed! (In my dreams lol!)

  12. Heather Haigh

    I have never heard of these before but I would cettainly like to try some.

  13. Tracy Nixon

    Mmmm I woke up this morning and thought ‘cheese – I fancy something cheesy to eat today!’ So I thought I’d do a search and found this! Yes – this is what I am going to make for dinner today! Off to raid my cupboards, check my cheese stocks and off to the shops! Thanks for the inspiration and for satisfying my needs!

    1. Camilla

      Great:-) Hope it hit the spot!

  14. Hazel Rea

    These look amazing given how quickly they can be produced!

  15. prwilson

    Looks like a great snack.

  16. Lisa Williams

    wow these look so amazing :) I wish this blog worked like a vending machine and I could reach in and grab the stuff you make ! I always end up hungry when I come to have a read.

    1. Camilla

      Aah, what a lovely thing to say, thank you:-)

  17. tinkertink2010

    Oh they sound yum! I love anything with mushrooms and cheese!

  18. Maya Russell

    A quick and easy brunch or meal idea. Thanks.

  19. Lisa Williams

    amazing these look like just what I need I shouldn’t read your blog in the morning though as now I want to make these :)

  20. Mich Piece of Cake

    This looks good! Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year!

    1. Camilla

      Hi Mich, thank and a very Happy New Year to you and your family!

  21. Fuss Free Helen

    Delicious Camilla!

    I could quite do with one now – but I know I would be far less conservative with the cheese!

    Thanks for taking part in Breakfast Club!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Helen, yes if one had a hangover whilst making this I’m sure a lot more cheese would go in but I can’t help being Mrs Sensible when it comes to these things so quantities are up to the individual:-)

  22. Jacqueline @How to be a Gourmand

    Great Hangover cure Camilla. I love Quesadilla’s. I didn’t notice your snowflakes before – very Christmassy :-)

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Jacqueline. Yes the snow was a late addition that hubs had put on kids blogs so offered to put on mine too! It’ll probably be snowing all year now!

  23. Caroline Taylor - All That I'm Eating

    This is a great idea, I love new breakfast recipes.

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Caroline! My love of wraps has been re-invigorated by Gourmet Mum!

  24. Vanesther - Bangers & Mash

    I love the look of these bad boys. Perfect for brunch on new year’s day, I reckon! Thanks for submitting to December’s Breakfast Club!

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Vanesther, they were lush hangover or not:-)

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