Bacon Quesadilla Recipe
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Bacon Quesadilla Recipe

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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.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 388 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 1000mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 18g protein .


  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.
Originally published as Bacon Quesadilla in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p55

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Flo-Roe 208946
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."

dmgiblin 105178
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

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

clairemail3 165900
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2010

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

eskimokah 78010
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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