Chile, Cheese and Bacon Quesadillas

Chile, Cheese and Bacon Quesadillas

Head south of the border in just 20 minutes with these cheesy quesadillas, loaded with bacon and Old El Paso green chilies, made on your contact grill.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

quesadillas

8
slices bacon
1
package (11 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; 8 tortillas)
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
1
can (2.25 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion, if desired
Cherry tomatoes or pitted large ripe olives, if desired
  1. Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 minutes. Place bacon crosswise on grill. Close grill. Grill 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp. Remove from grill; drain on paper towels. Scrape drippings from grill. Coarsely chop bacon.
  2. Sprinkle 4 tortillas with cheese. Top each with bacon, chiles, sliced olives, onion and remaining tortillas; press lightly.
  3. Place 1 quesadilla at a time on grill. Close grill. Grill 2 to 4 minutes or until light golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Attach tomato or whole olive to top of each wedge with decorative toothpick.
Makes 4 quesadillas
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
For cleanup in a snap, unplug the grill and place a couple of wet paper towels between the cover and the base, then close for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Quesadilla)
  • Calories 610
    • (Calories from Fat 330),
  • Total Fat 36g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 1490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.