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Baked Chorizo Chili Quesadilla

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  1 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 25 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Lots of melty cheese makes this Mexican-style meat pie a family favorite!

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Laura Ware
Fort Worth, Texas

Ingredients

1
box (10 oz) Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn & butter sauce
10
oz ground pork chorizo
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup tomato paste
1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Microwave corn as directed on box. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo, onion and tomato paste; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly cooked. Add corn and beans; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Unroll one pie crust on large ungreased or parchement-lined cookie sheet; sprinkle 2/3 cup of the cheese over crust to within 1 inch of edge. Top with chorizo mixture and 2/3 cup of the remaining cheese.
  • 4 Moisten edge of crust with water. Top with second crust; roll edge inward, pressing to seal. Cut 3 slits in top crust. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup cheese. Bake 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Microwave corn as directed on box. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chorizo, onion and tomato paste; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly cooked. Add corn and beans; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Unroll one pie crust on large ungreased or parchement-lined cookie sheet; sprinkle 2/3 cup of the cheese over crust to within 1 inch of edge. Top with chorizo mixture and 2/3 cup of the remaining cheese.
  • 4 Moisten edge of crust with water. Top with second crust; roll edge inward, pressing to seal. Cut 3 slits in top crust. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup cheese. Bake 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
16g
80%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1190mg
50%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5g
22%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
20g
20%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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