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texas quiche

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kim Cash
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.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For texas quiche

  • 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
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    seasoning salt (i use tony chachere's creole seasoning)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make texas quiche

  • 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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