Quick Grilled Quesadilla

Real bits of bacon add smoky flavor to these quick tortilla snacks, with melted cheese and prepared chunky salsa.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 1
 

Ingredients

2
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11.5-oz package)
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons real bacon pieces (from 2-oz jar)
1
medium green onion, sliced (1 tablespoon)
1/4
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa

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Steps

  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. When grill is heated, place 1 tortilla on bottom grill surface. Quickly top with cheese, bacon and onion. Place remaining tortilla on top.
  • 2 Close grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tortillas are crisp and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. When grill is heated, place 1 tortilla on bottom grill surface. Quickly top with cheese, bacon and onion. Place remaining tortilla on top.
  • 2 Close grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tortillas are crisp and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Save time by using purchased bacon pieces. Look for them in envelopes or bottles near the salad dressings in the grocery store. If you prefer, fry 2 or 3 bacon slices until crispy and drain them well.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 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; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.