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Bacon Quesadilla Recipe

Bacon Quesadilla Recipe

This fuss-free quesadilla is so tasty, you'll feel like you're treating yourself. This makes a great snack for one. You can double or triple the ingredients if needed. —Kathy Kittell, Lenexa, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon salsa
  • Sour cream, guacamole and additional salsa, optional


  • 1. Butter one side of one tortilla; place in a small skillet, buttered side down. Top with cheese, bacon and salsa. Butter remaining tortilla; place on top, buttered side up.
  • 2. Cook over low heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream, guacamole and additional salsa if desired. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat butter and reduced-fat cheese; calculated without optional ingredients) equals 388 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 1,000 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 18 g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Quesadilla

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

"I have used this recipe many,many times and I love it. I will keep on using it but I like mzz. cheese."

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

"How would you go about flipping something this big without the stuffing falling out?"

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2010

"add some scrambled eggs and you have a breakfast to go."

Reviewed Dec. 6, 2009

"This is a really straightforward recipe for quesadillas, but I was lost about the description of taste of the Orient. If you assume that this is a mexican recipe, then you're good to go!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.