BLT Quesadillas with Avocado Mayo


My boss teases me every time I suggest running a lunch special with bacon. I can hear him now, “Bacon, bacon and more bacon!” ;) In reality, at home I only buy regular bacon, maybe once a year to use as a quick meal like in this BLT Quesadilla. You can use turkey bacon or tofu if you like!

BLT Quesadilla with Avocado Mayo

BLT with Avocados! So good together!

INGREDIENTS

1/2 lb bacon, cooked (about 8 slices)
4 tortillas, whole wheat
1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
1 cup lettuce, shredded
2 ounces cheddar cheese or reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

Avocado Mayo

1/2 each avocados, seeded, peeled and mashed (I just mash it with a fork, I like it a little chunky)
1/4 cup mayonnaise, reduced calorie
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

1. Spread Avocado mayo on your tortilla. I like a lot!

2. Heat Tortilla in the skillet just until warm. Add cheese, bacon, tomato and lettuce.

3. When cheese starts to melt, fold tortilla in half. Brown on both sides.



4. Serve with non-fat sour cream (you have to save calories somewhere!) and your favorite salsa!

Servings: 4

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition (per serving): 227 calories, 148 calories from fat, 16.7g total fat, 30mg cholesterol, 669.1mg sodium, 329.2mg potassium, 9.8g carbohydrates, 2.4g fiber, 1.9g sugar, 9.2g protein, 1399.8IU vitamin a, 6.3mg vitamin c.

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19 Responses to BLT Quesadillas with Avocado Mayo

  1. Chris says:

    Oh, that is lovely! I often do something similar. I love tortillas and avocado-something on it. Some cheese would do good as well (only because I am a cheese lover)!

    • Cindys_Recipes says:

      Hi Chris, Thanks for stopping by! I did include a little cheddar (fat-free on mine) but the more cheese the merrier! :0

  2. Lois says:

    That looks amazing!

  3. diabeticfoodie says:

    I make an avocado quesadilla that is similar, but I never thought to add bacon. Brilliant!

  4. akiasi says:

    I love the idea of the avocado mayo and the step-by-step pictures and directions for making the quesadillas. Kudos!

  5. I love Quesadillas , but I haven't tried using avocado as its mayo. Will make ones this Saturday.

    • Cindys_Recipes says:

      Hi Dorothy! I like a little something moist like an aioli or mayo on the inside of the tortilla!

  6. Waka Network says:

    This is awesome, I love this dish! I'm gonna try it..:)

  7. Angie says:

    This is perfect the lite summer meal. What a great share!

  8. Skye says:

    I freaking love quesadillas and this one looks awesome!!

  9. Busy Vegetarian Mom says:

    Thanks Cindy for your great submissions again this week at FFF!!

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