Portobello and Black Bean Quesadillas

Portobello and Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Sautéed portobellos are delicious in ragouts; as a topping for polenta or pizza; or as a filling for fajitas, tacos, or quesadillas. The portobello mushroom stands up to the robust flavors in these quesadillas, all the while preserving its own steaklike texture.

Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 14 minutes


4 servings (serving size: 3 wedges)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 1 Minute
Cook: 14 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 251
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fat 9 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 18.9 g
Carbohydrate 25.8 g
Fiber 7.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 695 mg
Calcium 318 mg


4 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
Butter-flavored cooking spray
2 (4 1/2-inch) portobello caps, chopped
2 tablespoons light balsamic vinaigrette
1 cup no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
Salsa (optional)
Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


1. Stack tortillas; microwave at HIGH 1 minute. Leave in microwave to keep warm while preparing filling.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add mushrooms; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add vinaigrette, beans, and pimiento; cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, or until liquid evaporates. Mash bean mixture slightly with a potato masher.

3. Spoon about 1/3 cup bean mixture onto each tortilla. Sprinkle evenly with cheese and onions. Fold tortillas in half.

4. Wipe skillet with paper towels; heat over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place 2 quesadillas in pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden and cheese melts. Repeat with remaining 2 quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla into 3 wedges. Serve immediately with salsa and cilantro, if desired.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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