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


medium avocados, pitted, peeled and cubed
Juice of 1 medium lime
teaspoon salt
teaspoon ground cumin
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
plum (Roma) tomato, diced
cup chopped fresh cilantro
clove garlic, finely chopped


lb bacon, diced into 1/2-inch pieces
package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
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.