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Chipotle Chicken Pie Cups

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  1 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce give these cute chicken cups plenty of smoky heat.

Ingredients

2
cups chopped cooked chicken
2/3
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (with 2 tablespoons adobo sauce)
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
Lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 8 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray. Coarsely chop chicken. Place chicken in medium bowl. In food processor, place salsa and chipotle chiles with adobo sauce. Cover; process until smooth. Add to chicken in bowl.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Use 3 1/2- to 4-inch round cutter to cut total of 8 rounds from pie crusts. Press rounds into muffin cups. Place chicken mixture in cups.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until filling is bubbly and pie crust is golden brown, topping with cheese during last 5 minutes of bake time. Cool 5 minutes; remove from muffin cups.
  • 4 Serve with remaining ingredients.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 8 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray. Coarsely chop chicken. Place chicken in medium bowl. In food processor, place salsa and chipotle chiles with adobo sauce. Cover; process until smooth. Add to chicken in bowl.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Use 3 1/2- to 4-inch round cutter to cut total of 8 rounds from pie crusts. Press rounds into muffin cups. Place chicken mixture in cups.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until filling is bubbly and pie crust is golden brown, topping with cheese during last 5 minutes of bake time. Cool 5 minutes; remove from muffin cups.
  • 4 Serve with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

For a milder flavor, omit the chipotle chiles in adobo sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
470mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
13g
13%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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