Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla Pie

The crust is made from a tortilla for this simple and quick Southwest-inspired pie. It's a recipe that would work as brunch, lunch or dinner. A Cook's Country recipe.

Ready In:
40mins
Serves:
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ingredients

  • 1 (10 inch) flour tortillas, burrito size
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, skin discarded and meat shredded in bite size pieces (about 3 cups)
  • 12 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 13 cup drained jarred pickled jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the Side

  • sour cream
  • salsa

directions

  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Grease 9" pie plate. Press tortilla into prepared pan and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Toss chicken, cilantro, jalapenos, 1 cup cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a sprinkling of pepper in large bowl till combined. Spoon over tortilla.
  • Whisk eggs, milk, flour, baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt in bowl until smooth. Slowly pour over filling, then sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until surface is golden brown, about 20 minutes Let cool 5 minutes Cut into wedges and serve with sour cream and salsa.
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"The crust is made from a tortilla for this simple and quick Southwest-inspired pie. It's a recipe that would work as brunch, lunch or dinner. A Cook's Country recipe."
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  1. gailanng
    The crust is made from a tortilla for this simple and quick Southwest-inspired pie. It's a recipe that would work as brunch, lunch or dinner. A Cook's Country recipe.
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