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Bacon and Tomato Quesadillas

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins


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.


  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Red Gold® Petite Diced Tomatoes with Chipotle, drained
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • sour cream

How to Make It

  1. Layer on half of each tortilla: ¼ 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 ½ 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.