BLT Ranch Quesadillas

BLT Ranch Quesadillas

Now you can enjoy your favorite BLT sandwich as a quesadilla! The Old El Paso™ Zesty Ranch sauce makes this one extra delicious!
  • 15 Minutes Prep
    25 Minutes Total
  • 4 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 4 Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for burritos, 8 inch (from 11-oz package)
  • 1 1/3 cups Old El Paso™ Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon
  • 3/4 cup chopped baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso™ Zesty Ranch sauce
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Preparation

  1. On one half of each tortilla, spread 1/3 cup cheese, 2 tablespoons bacon and 2 tablespoons spinach; fold tortilla over filling.
  2. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Place 2 quesadillas in skillet at a time. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, turning once, until tortilla is golden brown and crisp and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.
  3. Top quesadillas with remaining spinach and tomato; drizzle with sauce. To serve, cut into wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Use fresh pico de gallo in place of tomato to add a bit of additional flavor and heat.
  • After cooking each quesadilla, cover it to keep it warm while you cook the remaining quesadillas. When cooking second batch of quesadillas, watch tortillas carefully since skillet will already be hot.
  • Cheddar and Mexican 4 cheese are great substitutes for the Monterey Jack.
  • Serve the sauce alongside the quesadillas for dipping rather than drizzling on top, if desired.

Nutrition

4 servings (1 quesadilla each)

1 Serving Calories 340  (Calories from Fat 180);  Total Fat 20g  (Saturated Fat 10g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 50mg;  Sodium 740mg;  Total Carbohydrate 27g  (Dietary Fiber 0g,  Sugars 2g);  Protein 14g  

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  15%;  Vitamin C  4%;  Calcium 30%;  Iron  10%;  

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Vegetable, 1 High-Fat Meat, 2 1/2 Fat

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