Learn how to make cheese quesadillas with sweet fall honeycrisp apples, salty crisp bacon and sharp cheddar cheese. They make the perfect lunch or appetizer.
Sometimes a sandwich for lunch can get pretty boring, don’t you think?
Try something new. Enjoy sweet fall honeycrisp apples by pairing them with salty, crisp bacon and sharp cheddar cheese in these lunchtime apple quesadillas.
Couldn’t you just sink your teeth into these?
It’s apple picking season here in Ohio and honeycrisp apples are a local favorite.
These tart and firm apples promise to fill your mouth with juice once you bite into one.
Luckily, you can find this sweet fruit in any local grocery store. Fall is the season!
Learn how to make cheese quesadillas
This recipe is easy with only 4 ingredients. You’ll need a hot pan and spatula.
Cut your apples.
Fry the bacon into crumbles.
Heat up one tortilla in a pan over medium hear and assemble the sliced apples, bacon and shredded cheddar cheese on top. Place the second tortilla over the ingredients and flip carefully when the bottom shell has browned. Once the bottom tortilla has browned and the cheese has melted, remove the quesadilla to a platter and slice into four quarters and serve.
What kind of apples should I use?
Honeycrisp! These sweet juicy apples are a fall favorite in my household and we go through them quickly.
I’ve been enjoying them in salads and my kids have gone crazy this fall making batch after batch of apple crisp.
If you’re a fan of Honeycrisp apples, be sure to try my Rustic Apple Tart with a streusel topping made from honeycrisp apples.
What’s your favorite kind of apple? Let me know in the comments below.
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Learn how to make cheese quesadillas with apples, bacon and cheddar
- 1 Honeycrisp apple, cored and thinly sliced
- 4 pieces of cooked bacon, crumbled
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 4 flour tortillas
- Bring a large skillet pan to medium heat. Once the pan is hot, place the tortilla in the pan and layer on the bacon pieces, apples and cheddar cheese. Top with the other tortilla and cook for about two minutes or until the bottom tortilla is golden brown. Use a spatula to check often. Flip the quesadilla being careful to keep ingredients sandwiched between the two tortillas. Once the other tortilla is golden brown, your quesadilla is ready.