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Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Treat yourself to my buttery, crisp Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla this week. You'll be glad you did :)




Is there anything better than a hot-off -the-skillet, flavor-packed, cheesy quesadilla? I have fond memories of enjoying my mom's quesadillas as a kid, and this recipe is one of my favorites! It's always a pleasure teaming up with Land O’Lakes to bring you a new buttery recipe. This one does not disappoint, and takes just minutes to prepare with some amazing ingredients.

Break out your favorite large skillet and let the deliciousness begin.



I used these oh-so-cute Land O Lakes® Butter Half Sticks with Olive Oil & Sea Salt for my quesadillas. I'm in love with them!



Use your favorite tortillas and let's get started.



You'll add about 1 tablespoon of butter for each quesadilla. Let it sizzle in a large, hot skillet.



Place your tortilla into the skillet then add the cheese, please!



A little layer of roasted red peppers and kalamata olives. Mmm!



A layer of bacon up next.



A touch of fresh parsley.



Add a layer of crumbled feta cheese, fold, and continue cooking until golden brown and crispy.



Slice your quesadilla in half and enjoy!



Wait until you sink your teeth into this buttery, crisp, flavorful quesadilla! Such a treat!



Cheesy Mediterranean Bacon Quesadilla

Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5 min
Total time: 20 min


Ingredients
· 1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
· 4 burrito size tortillas
· 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
· 1 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips
· 1 cup kalamata olives, chopped
· 1 cup cooked, crumbled bacon pieces
· 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
· 1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter into large skillet over medium heat. You'll use 1 tablespoon butter for each quesadilla.

Add tortilla to hot skillet. On half of the tortilla, add a thin layer of mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, kalamata olives, bacon, parsley, feta cheese and additional mozzarella cheese. With a spatuala, fold tortilla over filling and cook both sides until golden and crisp. Remove and continue cooking the remaining quesadillas

Slice each quesadilla in half and serve warm.

This is a sponsored post for Land O’Lakes; however, thoughts and opinions are my own.

Picky Palate has partnered with Land O'Lakes for an exclusive endorsement of Land O Lakes® Butter for their Kitchen Conversations blogger program. This blog post is sponsored by Land O'Lakes.

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