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Bacon Avocado & Egg Quesadilla

Bacon, Avocado & Egg Quesadilla ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #breakfast #recipe

Ever wake up (or come back from yoga class) and you just want a really good breakfast? Something savory with a nice egg, a bit of crunch, with some melty cheese and bacon, and a little bit of kick? That’s what I was hankering for the morning I created this. It was such a simple, quick meal to throw together, but it was oh-so-satisfying.

Mash up an avocado, add scrambled egg & cheese, a few bacon crumbles, toast it up on both sides, with a little salsa to spoon over top. With that Chili’s salsa that I’m sooo addicted to, it’s simplicity at its finest in my book.

Bacon Avocado & Egg Quesadilla

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 13 minutes

Yield: 1 quesadilla

Bacon Avocado & Egg Quesadilla

Ingredients

    For each quesadilla:
  • 1 tortilla (I used a whole wheat tortilla)
  • 1/2 ripe, green avocado
  • 1 Tablespoon salsa (use more or less to taste; I used my Copycat Chili's Salsa-recipe here)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 strip of lean bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Shredded cheddar or Mexican blend of cheeses

Instructions

  1. Cut the tortilla in half & set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mash the avocado, mix in some salsa (and salt if you think it's needed) and set aside.
  3. In another small bowl, whisk the eggs until well beaten. Stir in a teaspoon of water and sprinkle with salt & fresh ground pepper. Scramble the eggs in a frying pan, removing while they are still just a bit wet. (Don't worry, they'll finish cooking in the quesadilla.)
  4. Spread the mashed avocado on one half of the tortilla. Spread the scrambled eggs over the avocado, then sprinkle with bacon and cover with shredded cheese. Top with the other half of the tortilla.
  5. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and butter it lightly. Carefully flip the tortilla over so the cheese side is down in the pan, cover and let cook for about 5 minutes or until the bottom side of the tortilla is golden brown. Flip the quesadilla over and let the other side get golden brown.
  6. Cut into wedges and serve with salsa.

Notes

It's easy to make these quesadillas gluten free ... just use a gluten free tortilla.

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Bacon, Avocado & Egg Quesadilla ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #breakfast #recipe

This recipe was shared at Thursday Favorite ThingsFreedom FridayReal Food Friday, Gluten Free Friday, Let’s Get Real Party, What to Do Weekends and Foodie Friends Friday.

 

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3 Responses

  1. This looks so good! I love avocado- I’ve never thought of putting in a breakfast quesadilla, though! :) Thanks for linking up to Let’s Get Real.

    March 30, 2014 at 5:55 pm

    • Ann

      Thank you Nicole! :)

      March 30, 2014 at 7:29 pm

  2. LOVE avocado! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

    What great recipes this week in the link up!

    Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

    April 3, 2014 at 8:23 pm