Quesadilla Pie

A favorite Mexican snack becomes a clever main course in this easy layered version with beans, mild chiles, and extra cheese.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1/3
cup chopped green onions
1
medium plum (Roma) tomato, chopped
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ green chile enchilada sauce
1 1/2
cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (6 oz)
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas (8 inch)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix chiles, beans, onions, tomato, 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce, the pepper Jack cheese, 1/4 cup of the cilantro and 1/2 cup of the Cheddar cheese; set aside.
  • 2 Spoon 1/4 cup enchilada sauce into pie plate. Top with 1 tortilla and 1/3 of the bean mixture. Repeat twice to make 3 layers. Top with remaining tortilla. Cover loosely with foil.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining Cheddar cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cilantro. Serve with salsa if desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix chiles, beans, onions, tomato, 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce, the pepper Jack cheese, 1/4 cup of the cilantro and 1/2 cup of the Cheddar cheese; set aside.
  • 2 Spoon 1/4 cup enchilada sauce into pie plate. Top with 1 tortilla and 1/3 of the bean mixture. Repeat twice to make 3 layers. Top with remaining tortilla. Cover loosely with foil.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining Cheddar cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cilantro. Serve with salsa if desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Instead of green enchilada sauce, try red. Or, try using salsa verde.

Make this casserole up to 8 hours ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate until it's time to bake.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1180mg
1180%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.