Bacon and Tomato Quesadillas


It's like a Mexican version of a BLT! You choose whether you want it smoky or zesty by the flavor of petite diced tomatoes you use. Crispy bacon and fresh basil add a new variation to the classic quesadilla. A perfect party finger food or quick snack.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas

  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese

  • 1 (10 ounce) can RED GOLD® Petite Diced Tomatoes with Chipotle

  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • Sour cream


  1. Layer on half of each tortilla: 1/4 cup cheese, 2 tablespoons diced tomatoes. 1 tablespoon bacon and 1 tablespoon basil. Fold each tortilla in half to form a half circle.

  2. Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet or griddle with oil. Cook each quesadilla, over medium-high heat for 1 1/2 minutes on each side until cheese is melted and tortilla is lightly browned.

  3. Cut the quesadilla into 4 wedges and serve with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

366 Calories
20g Fat
31g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 366
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 733mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 134mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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