Bacon-Guacamole Quesadillas

Bacon-Guacamole Quesadillas

Blogger Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell shows an easy, fast dinner idea.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4 to 6

servings

Guacamole
2
medium avocados, pitted, peeled and cubed
Juice of 1 medium lime
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1
plum (Roma) tomato, diced
1/8
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
Quesadillas
1/2
lb bacon, diced into 1/2-inch pieces
1
package (11 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
2
to 3 teaspoons vegetable oil
  1. In medium bowl, roughly mash avocado with fork. Add remaining guacamole ingredients and mix together; set aside.
  2. In 8-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; drain on paper towels.
  3. Place 4 tortillas on work surface. Divide guacamole evenly among the 4 tortillas, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edges. Divide bacon evenly among the 4 tortillas. Divide cheese among the 4 tortillas. Top each with another tortilla.
  4. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium heat. Carefully transfer 1 of the quesadillas to skillet. Cook until browned, then turn over to brown second side.
  5. Repeat with remaining quesadillas, adding more oil to skillet as needed.
  6. Cut each quesadilla into wedges before serving.
Makes 4 to 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make it even easier by buying premade guacamole at the grocery store.
Substitute whole wheat tortillas for extra nutrition.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.