Bacon-Guacamole Quesadillas

These mouthwatering 30-minute quesadillas are filled with homemade guacamole, cheddar cheese and bacon.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

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.

Expert Tips

Make it even easier by buying premade guacamole at the grocery store.

Substitute whole wheat tortillas for extra nutrition.