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BBQ Chicken Quesadilla Torta

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound (about 2 cups) chopped barbecued chicken
  • 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 (10-inch) burrito-size flour tortillas
  • 1 cup seeded, diced plum tomatoes (about 2 large)
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Mexican-style cheese blend
  • Avocado Mash
  • Toppings: sour cream, barbecue sauce
  • Garnish: fresh cilantro sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Stir together barbecued chicken, black beans, and 1/2 cup barbecue sauce in a medium bowl.

  2. Place 1 tortilla in a lightly greased 10-inch springform pan, and spread with one-third chicken mixture. Sprinkle with one-third each of tomatoes, green onions, and cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining tortilla, and gently press. Cover pan with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove sides of pan, and cut into wedges. Serve with Avocado Mash and desired toppings. Garnish, if desired.