Shrimp Quesadillas

Looking for a Mexican dinner? Then check out these delicious shrimp quesadillas that are ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 8 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

8
flour tortillas (8 to 10 inches in diameter)
2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers (8 ounces)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup real bacon pieces (from 2-ounce jar)
1
package (4 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, rinsed and thawed

  • 1 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place 1 tortilla in skillet. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the cheese, 1/4 cup of the tomato, 2 tablespoons of the bacon and 1/4 of the shrimp. Sprinkle with additional 1/4 cup of the cheese. Top with another tortilla.
  • 2 Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bottom is golden brown; turn. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until bottom is golden brown.
  • 3 Repeat 3 more times with remaining ingredients. Cut each quesadilla into wedges.

Expert Tips

Want to serve something more than chips and dip before dinner? Here's a quick and easy recipe for just that occasion! Change the flavors by making a few quesadillas with Monterey Jack cheese, several with Cheddar and some with mozzarella.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
115),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.