Quick Grilled Quesadilla

Quick Grilled Quesadilla

Real bits of bacon add smoky flavor to these quick tortilla snacks, with melted cheese and prepared chunky salsa.

By Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • Total Time 10 Minutes
  • Prep Time 10 Minutes
  • Servings 1
  • Ingredients 5


  • 2 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11.5-oz package)
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons real bacon pieces (from 2-oz jar)
  • 1 medium green onion, sliced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa


Step 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. When grill is heated, place 1 tortilla on bottom grill surface. Quickly top with cheese, bacon and onion. Place remaining tortilla on top.

Step 2 Close grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tortillas are crisp and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.


Calories470(Calories from Fat180),Total Fat20g(Saturated Fat9g,Trans Fat1g),Cholesterol40mgSodium1210mgTotal Carbohydrate55g(Dietary Fiber2g Sugars4g),Protein18g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A10%;Vitamin C2%;Calcium25%;Iron20%; Exchanges:3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:3 1/2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Save time by using purchased bacon pieces. Look for them in envelopes or bottles near the salad dressings in the grocery store. If you prefer, fry 2 or 3 bacon slices until crispy and drain them well.