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corn tortilla quiche

a recipe by
Club Recipes
The Villages, FL

Betty Ellis prepared this recipe for our January 2014 meeting.

serves 6-8
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For corn tortilla quiche

  • 3/4 lb
    bulk pork sausage and chorizo
  • 6
    corn tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1 c
    (4 ou) shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1 c
    (4 ou) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green chilies
  • 6
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    chilli powder
  • 1/4 c
    minced fresh cilantro

How To Make corn tortilla quiche

  • 1
    In a large skillet, cook sausages until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2
    Place five tortillas in a buttered 9" pie plate, overlapping and extending 1/2 inch beyond rim. Place remaining tortilla in the center. Layer with sausages, most of the cheese an chilies.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combin the eggs, cream, cottage cheese, chili powder, cilantro; slowly pour over chilies. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Garnish with cilantro. Cut into wedges.

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