Chorizo Quiche with Potato Crust

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Deborah Pitones

By
@got2bachef

I put this recipe together after having a CHORIZO QUICHE on a trip to LAS VEGAS. I enjoyed it, BUT it needed something...I'm not a big fan of pastry crust, So I played and came up with this. I made it for a brunch with friends and they loved it.I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 9 oz
    mexican chorizo
  • 4 c
    frozen shredded hashbrowns- divided
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1
    jalapeno, fresh-sliced
  • 1/2 c
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 oz
    queso fresco, crumbled (optional)
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    sazon by goya (orange box) **
  • ** AVALIBLE IN THE HISPANIC FOOD SECTION, IF NOT AVALIBLE SUB WITH A PINCH OF KOSHER SALT

How to Make Chorizo Quiche with Potato Crust

Step-by-Step

  1. preheat oven to 425 degrees
    Grease a deep 9 inch ovenproof pie plate
  2. cook chorizo over medium heat, about 5 min. do not over cook. Drain off the oil into a cup. remove chorizo from pan, set aside
  3. mix 2 cups hash-browns with chorizo drippings and 1/2 envelope Sazon**. Press potatoes into pie pan, forming a crust. Bake 20 minutes or until browned.
  4. While potato crust is baking,brown remaining 2 cups hash browns in same pan used to cook chorizo,
  5. beat eggs and Half and Half,and the remaining Sazon**, stir in drained chorizo,hash brownes, cheese, jalapenos and bell peppers.
  6. Pour into potato crust and bake at 350 F for 45-50 minutes or until set. Garnish with more cilantro. Let sit 15 minutes before serving.
  7. ENJOY!!!

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