Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Bacon Quesadillas

Different types of bacon are cut from different parts of the pig. They have two things in common, salt and curing of the meat. Texture and flavor vary. 

Canadian bacon: This cut come from the lion in the middle of the back of the pig. Lean, meaty cut of bacon with ham like texture. 

Bacon: A cut of pork that's salted and cured. Often served at breakfast. In America, more that 70 percent of bacon is served at breakfast. 

Cottage Bacon: Meaty lean pork meat from pigs shoulder. Cut into thin oval shape. 

Jowl Bacon: Meat comes from cheeks of pig. Smoked and sliced.

Pancetta: Pancetta is black Italian bacon, available smoked or unsmoked. 

Bacon and green onions in this quesadillas is surprising delicious.

Bacon Quesadillas
Recipe by Christine Lamb @ Christine's Pantry - 2020

4 slices bacon, cooked and crumble
1 cup colby cheese, shredded
2 green onions, sliced
4 - 8 inch flour tortillas 

Top half of each tortilla with, cheese, bacon and green onions. Fold tortilla over filling, gently pressing down with spatula. 

Spray large skillet with non stick cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat. Place 2 quesadillas in skillet at the same time, cook 3 or 4 minutes, turning once, until gold brown and cheese melted. Cut into wedges. 

Serve with salsa, sour cream, guacamole.

Until next time,

1 comment:

  1. Mmm what a great combination for a quesadilla! I love the info on all the different types of bacon too.


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