Easy Vegan Mushroom Quesadilla with Cashew Mozzarella. These Spinach mushroom quesadillas have a delicious caramelized mushroom filling and gooey cashew mozzarella! Add beans for a hearty meal. Vegan Recipe, Easily Gluten-free, Soyfree, nut-free option in notes. Makes 2 large quesadillas
Mushroom spinach Mixture: Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and mushrooms. Add a pinch of salt and cook until onion turns translucent.
Add the balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, vegan worcestershire and garlic powder and mix, add water and cover and cook for 5 to 6 mins or mushrooms are tender to preference.
Fold in the spinach and cook to wilt. 1 minute. Take off heat.
Cashew Mozzarella: Blend all the ingredients for the mozzarella, (You can also add 2 tsp tapioca starch for stringier result). Add to a skillet over medium heat. Cook stirring occasionally to thicken for 6 to 7 mins. Let it cool for a few mins.
Assemble the quesadilla: Spread the mozzarella on all of 2 large tortillas. Spread the mushroom mixture on one half. Fold over, press and grill the tortillas or heat in hot cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, until crisp. Flip and heat if using a skillet.
Let it sit for a minute, then slice and serve as is or with hot sauce or salsa.To Store: Refrigerate the cashew mozzarella in a closed container for upto 4 days. Store the mushroom spinach mixture in the fridge for upto 3 days. Refrigerate the grilled quesadilla leftovers for upto 2 days, reheat on a grill and serve.