Hawaiian Appetizer Quesadillas

Pair Canadian bacon, pineapple and cheese for a savory snack, hot out of the oven.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
Cooking spray
1
cup finely chopped cooked Canadian bacon (about 5 oz)
1/2
cup crushed pineapple (from 8-oz can), well drained
1
cup finely shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1/2
cup mango or peach salsa, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Move oven rack to lowest position; heat oven to 400°F. Spray 1 side of 4 tortillas with cooking spray. On large cookie sheet, place tortillas, sprayed sides down, overlapping in center so tortillas do not hang over edge of sheet. Top evenly with bacon, pineapple, cheese and remaining tortillas. Spray tops of tortillas with cooking spray. Place another cookie sheet on top of tortillas; press down.
  • 2 Bake on bottom oven rack 8 to 10 minutes or until bottom tortillas are golden brown. Turn cookie sheets and quesadillas over. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into 8 small wedges; serve warm with salsa.
  • 1 Move oven rack to lowest position; heat oven to 400°F. Spray 1 side of 4 tortillas with cooking spray. On large cookie sheet, place tortillas, sprayed sides down, overlapping in center so tortillas do not hang over edge of sheet. Top evenly with bacon, pineapple, cheese and remaining tortillas. Spray tops of tortillas with cooking spray. Place another cookie sheet on top of tortillas; press down.
  • 2 Bake on bottom oven rack 8 to 10 minutes or until bottom tortillas are golden brown. Turn cookie sheets and quesadillas over. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into 8 small wedges; serve warm with salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Feel free to use any kind of shredded cheese you like in these tropical quesadillas.

Stir fresh mango or peach pieces into purchased salsa if you can't find mango or peach salsa.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.