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Bacon Quesadilla

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 serving


  • 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


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

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  • Flo-Roe
    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
    Feb 6, 2010

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

  • clairemail3
    Feb 4, 2010

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

  • eskimokah
    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!