Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Sharing a favorite Veggie Quesadilla today! Treat yourself to my buttery crisp Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Veggie Quesadilla this week. You’ll be glad you did 🙂

Veggie Quesadilla

Veggie Quesadilla

This quesadilla stuffed with veggies and bacon is such a delicious lunch or light dinner! Is there anything better than a hot off the skillet, flavor packed, cheesy and buttery crisp quesadilla? I have fond memories as a kid enjoying my mom’s quesadillas and this recipe is one of my favorite ones yet!  This one does not disappoint and takes just minutes to prepare with some amazing ingredients. Break out your favorite large skillet and let the deliciousness begin.

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How To Make A Quesadilla

Veggie Quesadilla

Use your favorite tortillas and let’s get started.

Veggie Quesadilla

You’ll add about 1 tablespoon of butter for each quesadilla. Let it sizzle in a large hot skillet.

"VeggiePlace your tortilla into the skillet then add the cheese please!

veggie quesadilla

A little layer of roasted red peppers and kalamata olives. Mmm!

veggie quesadilla

A layer of bacon up next.

veggie quesadilla

A touch of fresh parsley.

veggie quesadilla

Add another layer of cheese, fold and continue cooking until golden brown and crispy.

veggie quesadilla

Slice your quesadilla in half and enjoy!

veggie quesadilla

Wait until you sink your teeth into this buttery crisp flavorful quesadilla! Such a treat!

veggie quesadilla

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 624kcal
Author: Jenny
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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons Butter salted
  • 4 burrito size tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers cut into strips
  • 1 cup kalamata olives chopped
  • 1 cup cooked crumbled bacon pieces
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter into large skillet over medium heat. You’ll add 1 tablespoon butter for each quesadilla.
  • Add tortilla to hot skillet and on half of the tortilla, add a thin layer of mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, kalamata olives, bacon, parsley, feta cheese and additional mozzarella cheese. With a spatuala, fold tortilla over filling and cook both sides until golden and crisp. Remove and continue cooking the remaining quesadillas.
  • Slice each quesadilla in half and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 624kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 2615mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1726IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 736mg | Iron: 4mg
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46 Responses
  1. I’m so glad I got to see you last week!!! So fun! And your recipe, it’s amazing and genius all rolled into one! I can’t wait to recreate it at home!! 🙂

  2. I love quesadilla and love your Mediterranean twist on it. With bacon? even better! Can’t wait to try your recipe out! 🙂 Thanks for sharing your awesome creation.

  3. Karen

    What a great meal idea for not heating up your kitchen in the summer…or year round. Love it. Looks delicious and healthy.

  4. The word “Mediterranean” when associated with food makes me stop in my tracks and look at the recipe for it! I haven’t been disappointed yet, and I doubt I ever will!

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