Photo: Mushroom Quesadillas
The Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) is a traditional Mexican celebration in which families celebrate and remember their loved ones who have passed away. Unlike other cultures, Mexican families come together and prepare their loved ones favorite dishes. V&V Supremo shares recipes for you to celebrate !a la Mexicana!
2 cups Chihuahua Cheese, shredded
1 1/2 lbs. white mushrooms (stems removed), sliced
1/2 large onion, diced
6 large cloves garlic, minced
1/3 of stick unsalted butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 fresh ground black pepper
1/3 cup chopped epazote
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
8 flour tortillas
- 1. Place large skillet over medium heat for one minute. Add butter. When melted, add onions. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Add garlic. Cook, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
- 2. Add mushrooms. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring. Add salt and pepper.
- 3. Remove from heat and add epazote, and lime juice.
- 4. On a griddle or skillet, warm tortillas; add the cheese over each tortilla. Add mushrooms fold the tortilla and wait until the cheese has melted. Cook until golden brown on both sides, turning when necessary. Repeat with all tortillas.
Yields 8 servings