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Spicy Soy Chorizo Quesadilla

Vegetarian soy chorizo, Mexican shredded cheeses and spices are added to this easy Chorizo Quesadilla recipe, made in just 15 minutes!

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Thursday evening was the first time in a while that I prepared a “what can I find in the fridge” meal!

It was a busy week and there wasn’t a lot of time for cooking or grocery shopping, so I had to work with what I had on hand!

I found my favorite Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo, some avocados, tortillas and a bag of cheese.  I knew I was making Mexican!

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Since the only quesadilla I currently have a recipe posted for on the blog is Italian (the Caprese Quesadilla) I decided it was time to add an authentic Mexican quesadilla to the line up!

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Ingredients (makes 8 small quesadillas)

  • 12 oz soy chorizo
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup mexican shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Cook the soy chorizo in a small skillet for 3-4 minutes over medium heat, then add the chili powder and cumin.

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Juice the lime into the chorizo.

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Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes then begin preparing the quesadillas by adding the cheese to the tortillas.

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Next, add about 1/4 cup of soy chorizo to each tortilla.

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Then sprinkle with cilantro.

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Fold the tortillas in half and add to a skillet over medium heat that has been lightly coated with cooking spray.

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Cook for 3-4 minutes per side, then flip.  Once lightly browned on each side serve garnished with fresh cilantro.

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Add avocado on top for a burst of delicious creaminess!

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This recipe is a great, easy and quick weeknight meal!

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Spicy Soy Chorizo Quesadilla

Vegetarian soy chorizo, Mexican shredded cheeses and spices are added to this easy Chorizo Quesadilla recipe, made in just 15 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 small quesadillas
Calories 273 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 12 oz soy chorizo
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 8 medium size tortillas
  • 1 cup mexican shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Cook the soy chorizo in a small skillet for 3-4 minutes over medium heat

  2. Add the chili powder, cumin and lime juice.

  3. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes then begin preparing the quesadillas by adding the cheese to the tortillas.
  4. Add about 1/4 cup of soy chorizo to each tortilla, then sprinkle with cilantro.

  5. Fold the tortillas in half and add to a large skillet over medium heat that has been lightly coated with cooking spray.

  6. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side. Once lightly browned on each side serve garnished with fresh cilantro.

  7. Add avocado on top for a burst of delicious creaminess!