Texas Quiche

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Kim Cash
from Humble, TX

This is a family favorite, everyone wants the leftovers if there are any. It is great for a brunch and while it is baking you can prepare other things to serve. If you cannot find fresh chorizo, I have made this with chopped canadian bacon or hot breakfast sausage.

serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients

  •   3 c
    frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  •   1/4 c
    butter, melted
  •   3/4 lb
    fresh chorizo, browned
  •   1 c
    mild cheddar cheese, grated
  •   1/4 c
    green, yellow or red bell pepper chopped
  •   1/4 c
    onion, finely chopped
  •   1
    jalapeno, finely chopped
  •   4
    eggs
  •   1/4 c
    milk
  •   1/2 tsp
    seasoning salt (i use tony chachere's creole seasoning)
  •   1/2 tsp
    salt
  •   1/4 tsp
    black pepper
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How To Make

  • 1
    Spread the potatoes on a plate layered with paper towels, thaw in the microwave. Press out any remaining moisture.
  • 2
    Pat the potatoes over the bottom and sides of an ungreased 9 inch pie plate.
  • 3
    Sprinkle potatoes evenly with seasoning salt and then drizzle with melted butter.
  • 4
    Bake at 425 for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce temperature to 350.
  • 5
    Layer the chorizo, cheese, pepper, onion and jalapeno over the baked crust.
  • 6
    In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper until blended and pour over the prepared layers.
  • 7
    Bake for 25 minutes or until a knife in the center comes out clean.

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