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Chile, Cheese and Bacon Quesadillas

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Chile, Cheese and Bacon Quesadillas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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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.
Updated May 23, 2022

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

610 Calories, 36g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 45g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Quesadilla
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
330
Total Fat
36g
56%
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
1490mg
62%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
20%
20%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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