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Loaded Potato Quesadillas #5FIX

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“5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. This comforting concoction was created one evening when I was craving the pierogies my grandmom made for me when I was a child. The flour tortillas cook up crisp and flavorful, encasing the delicious mashed potato filling. I sprinkle these with coarse salt and top with a dollop of sour cream before serving.”

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  1. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Chop bacon. Reserve bacon drippings for later use.
  2. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions.
  3. Stir in bacon, green onions and cheese.
  4. Spread mashed potato mixture onto one side of 4 tortillas to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top with remaining tortillas.
  5. Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon reserved bacon dripping to skillet. Place 1 quesadilla into skillet. Lightly brush top of quesadilla with bacon drippings.
  6. Cook until golden brown and crispy on bottom. Turn and cook until golden brown on bottom.
  7. Repeat to cook remaining quesadillas. Cut into wedges before serving.

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