Bacon and Cheese Quesadillas for Two Recipe

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  1. Cook the bacon in a small non-stick skilled over medium heat until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon and transfer to a pper towel to drain.
  3. Pour out all but 1 tablespoon of bacon fat, then return to medium heat.
  4. Add the minced shallots, pinch of salt and cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 2 minutes.
  5. Transfer shallots to small bowl and set aside.
  6. Wipe out skillet with paper towels and return to medium-low heat and lightly toast each tortilla on ONE side (about 1 minute each).
  7. Slide the tortillas to a cutting board.
  8. Divide the cheese, bacon and shallots equally between the four tortillas; spreading the filling over half of each toritilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edge.
  9. Top with jalapenos and/or adobo sauce.
  10. Fold the tortillas in half and press to flatten.
  11. Brush tops generously with oil and sprinkle lightly with salt.
  12. Place quesadillas in skillet, oiled side down and cook over medium-low heat until crisp and well browned, 1 or 2 minutes.
  13. Before flipping, brush tops of each with oil and sprinkle salt.
  14. Flip the quesadillas and continue to cook until the second sides are crsip and well browned, 1 to 2 minutes longer.
  15. Tranfer to cutting board and cool slightly before cutting in half.
  16. Serve with salsa and/or guacamole.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 613.59 Kcal (2569 kJ)
Calories from fat 465.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51.68g 80%
Cholesterol 126.26mg 42%
Sodium 924.69mg 39%
Potassium 254.73mg 5%
Total Carbs 7.59g 3%
Sugars 2.32g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.73g 3%
Protein 29.37g 59%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 626.7mg 63%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 375.81 Kcal (1573 kJ)
Calories from fat 284.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.65g 80%
Cholesterol 77.33mg 42%
Sodium 566.35mg 39%
Potassium 156.02mg 5%
Total Carbs 4.65g 3%
Sugars 1.42g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.45g 3%
Protein 17.99g 59%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 6%
Calcium 383.8mg 63%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.4
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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