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Bacon & Egg Quesadillas

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 20 min.
Pepper Jack cheese adds a bit of spice to these breakfast quesadillas.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese (4 oz.)
  • 4 large flour or whole wheat tortillas (10 to 12-inch)
  • 4 slices crisp-cooked bacon
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 8 eggs, beaten

Directions

  • Sprinkle 1/4 of the cheese on one side of each tortilla. Top each with 1 bacon slice and 1 tbsp. Green onion.
  • Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Pour in eggs. As eggs begin to set, gently pull the eggs across the pan with an inverted turner, forming large soft curds. Continue cooking - pulling, lifting and folding eggs - until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. Do not stir constantly.
  • Spoon eggs on top of bacon, dividing evenly. Fold tortilla over filling to cover, pressing gently.
  • Clean skillet. Coat with cooking spray; heat over medium-low heat until hot. Toast quesadillas, one at a time, just until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 517
  Calories from Fat 111 (21%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(55%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(154%)Cholesterol 462mg
(40%)Sodium 950mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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