Cheesy Bacon Bean Quesadillas

The added bacon and scallions in this quesadilla give a surprising and delicious flavor boost!
Prep 20 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 1 cup from 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
  • 1/2 lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • Butter, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup thick & chunky salsa
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Top half of each tortilla with beans, cheese, bacon and scallions. Fold tortilla over filling; press down with back of pancake turner. Lightly brush melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  2. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and heated through. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

Expert Tips

  • This is the perfect recipe to make with leftover bacon from breakfast. Simply crumble up the cooked slices and you are ready to go!
  • These quesadillas make a great snack, and/or can be served with a salad for a wonderful dinner.


  • 1 Serving Calories 390 (Calories from Fat 220);  Total Fat 24g (Saturated Fat 13g ,Trans Fat 1 1/2g);  Cholesterol 60mg;  Sodium 1070mg;  Potassium 120mg;  Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 1g ,Sugars 3g);  Protein 14g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 25%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 High-Fat Meat;  2 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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