Cheesy Bacon Bean Quesadillas

The added bacon and scallions in this quesadilla give a surprising and delicious flavor boost!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
1
cup canned Old El Paso™ refried beans
2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
1/2
lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
2
scallions, chopped
Butter, melted
1
cup sour cream
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Top half of each tortilla with beans, cheese, bacon and scallions. Fold tortilla over filling; press down with back of pancake turner. Lightly brush melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and heated through. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and salsa.
  • 1 Top half of each tortilla with beans, cheese, bacon and scallions. Fold tortilla over filling; press down with back of pancake turner. Lightly brush melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and heated through. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This is the perfect recipe to make with leftover bacon from breakfast. Simply crumble up the cooked slices and you are ready to go!

These quesadillas make a great snack, and/or can be served with a salad for a wonderful dinner.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1070mg
1070%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.