Bacon, Date and Manchego Quesadillas

Bacon, Date and Manchego Quesadillas
Adapted from foodnetwork.com
Bacon, Date and Manchego Quesadillas

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

70

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

70

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Adapted from foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

  • 12

    slices bacon

  • 4

    10 -inch flour tortillas

  • 2

    cups shredded manchego cheese (about 8 ounces)

  • 5

    dates, pitted and julienned

  • 2

    tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • For the pistachio cream:

  • 1/2

    cup salted pistachios

  • 1

    teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1

    clove garlic, roughly chopped

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 2

    cups spinach

  • 1/4

    cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1

    cup Mexican crema or sour cream

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange the bacon slices side by side on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake until browned and crisp, 15 to 18 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Meanwhile, make the pistachio cream: Combine the pistachios, red pepper flakes, garlic, lemon juice and spinach in a food processor and pulse until chopped; with the motor running, slowly stream in the olive oil until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper and process 5 more seconds. Pour the mixture into a bowl and whisk in the crema; set aside. Assemble the quesadillas: On 1 half of each tortilla, layer 1/2 cup cheese, 3 slices bacon and a few date slices. Fold the tortillas in half to cover the filling. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 2 quesadillas and cook until golden on both sides and gooey in the middle, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Repeat with the remaining 2 quesadillas, adding the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the pan. Cut each quesadilla into 4 triangles; serve with the pistachio cream.

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