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Shrimp and Bacon Quesadillas

Total Time
30 mins

su-Shrimp and Bacon Quesadillas

Photo: Iain Bagwell

 4 bacon slices, chopped
 8 ounces peeled and deveined medium shrimp (36 to 42 per lb.), halved lengthwise
 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
 2 flour tortillas (10 in. wide)
 1 cup shredded jack cheese
 1/4 cup chopped green onions, divided
  Sliced avocado, salsa, and sour cream
Step 1

Cook bacon in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat until crisp. Transfer to a paper towel to drain. Pour off grease, then add shrimp to pan and cook until pink, about 1 minute, stirring often. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat 1 tsp. oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Set a tortilla in pan and sprinkle half of it with half the bacon, shrimp, cheese, and onions. Fold tortilla over filling and press down gently. Cook, covered, until browned, turning once, about 3 minutes total. Transfer to a plate. Repeat to make second quesadilla.

Step 3

Cut each quesadilla into 4 pieces. Serve with avocado, salsa, and sour cream.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per quesadilla.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 699Calories from Fat 49
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g59%

Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 242mg81%
Sodium 1291mg54%
Total Carbohydrate 39g13%

Dietary Fiber 2.5g10%
Protein 49g98%

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