Chicken Blue Cheese Crostata with Spicy Tart Cherry Sauce

Oh my! Pie crust holds a fabulous new flavor mix - chicken and bacon, apples and cheese, and chiles and cherries!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, chopped
2 1/2
cups chopped cooked chicken
1 1/2
cups chopped unpeeled apples
1 1/2
cups crumbled blue cheese (6 oz)
1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup red tart cherry preserves
2
teaspoons sambal oelek (chili paste)
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line 12-inch round pizza pan with parchment paper.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until crisp; drain on paper towels. In large bowl, mix bacon, chicken, apples and blue cheese.
  • 3 Unroll pie crust; roll into 12-inch round. Place on pan. Spoon chicken mixture in center of crust to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over filling, pleating crust as necessary; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir preserves, chili paste and 1 tablespoon water. Microwave on High 30 to 40 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Drizzle each serving with about 2 tablespoons sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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