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Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla Pie

This Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla Pie is a quiche/quesadilla which means you can eat it for breakfast or dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken cheese quesadilla pie, chicken cheese quesadilla pie recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 10- inch flour tortilla burrito size
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, skin discarded, meat shredded into bite-sized pieces (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • optional 1/3 cup drained jarred pickled jalapeños chopped
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Grease 9-inch pie plate. Press tortilla into prepared pie plate and spray lightly with cooking spray. Toss chicken, cilantro, jalapeños (optional), 1 cup cheese, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in large bowl until combined. Spread filling over tortilla.
  2. Whisk eggs, milk, flour, baking powder, and ½ teaspoon salt in bowl until smooth. Slowly pour over filling, then sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake until surface is golden brown, about 16-20 minutes, and when knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool 5 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.

Recipe Notes

Source: Cook's Country