Healthy Family Project

Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Quesadillas

Kids will love the sweet and savory combo of these quesadillas! This recipe is packed with 14g of protein to keep little ones fueled through the school day or soccer practice.

Recipe and photography courtesy of Crunch Pak.

Nutrition Tip: In order to gain all the health benefits apples have to offer, it’s important to eat the apple and the skin, as the skin has a high fiber content.

Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Quesadillas

Bacon, Apple & Cheddar Quesadillas

Kids will love the sweet and savory combo of these quesadillas! 

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 (2oz.) bags Crunch Pak® apple slices
  • 4 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked

Instructions

  1. Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Place one tortilla in skillet. On half of tortilla, add 4 apple slices, ¼ cup cheddar cheese, and 1 slice cooked bacon. Fold over tortilla. Cook 2-3 minutes, flip and cook additional 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  2. Place quesadilla on a cutting board and slice. Repeat with remaining tortillas
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 262Total Fat: 12gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 530mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 14g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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