Baked Chorizo Chili Quesadilla

Lots of melty cheese makes this Mexican-style meat pie a family favorite!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

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)
  • 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
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    1190mg
    1190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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