Cheesy Bacon Bean Quesadillas

Cheesy Bacon Bean Quesadillas

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


  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
  • 1 cup canned Old El Paso™ 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 Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa


Step 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.

Step 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.


Calories390(Calories from Fat220),Total Fat24g(Saturated Fat13g,Trans Fat1 1/2g),Cholesterol60mgSodium1070mgTotal Carbohydrate28g(Dietary Fiber1g Sugars3g),Protein14g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A15%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium25%;Iron10%; Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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.