Corn Tortilla Quiche Recipe

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Dwight Published: March 11, 2021 Modified: September 8, 2021
Corn Tortilla Quiche Recipe

How To Make Corn Tortilla Quiche

This quiche recipe takes on some Mexican flavors with the corn tortillas, then loaded with savory sausages and ricotta, to whip up a filling breakfast meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾lbpork sausage
  • 5corn tortillas,(6-inch)
  • 1cupmonterey jack cheese,shredded
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • ¼cupgreen chiles,canned, chopped
  • 6eggs,beaten
  • ½cupheavy whipping cream
  • ½cupricotta cheese
  • ½tspchili powder
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,minced

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch pie plate.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in sausage. Cook and stir for about 10 minutes until sausage is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease.

  3. Place the four tortillas in prepared pie plate, overlapping and extending ½-inch beyond rim, then place the remaining tortilla in the center.

  4. Layer the sausage, Monterey Jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, and green chilies over tortillas.

  5. Combine the eggs, heavy whipping cream, ricotta cheese, and chili powder in a bowl, then slowly pour in the egg mixture into the pie plate.

  6. Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes until center is set and puffed.

  7. Sprinkle with cilantro and cut into wedges, then serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 546.87kcal
  • Fat: 42.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.33g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.97g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.12g
  • Fiber: 1.45g
  • Sugar: 1.98g
  • Protein: 28.83g
  • Cholesterol: 279.38mg
  • Sodium: 795.40mg
  • Calcium: 415.42mg
  • Potassium: 370.83mg
  • Iron: 1.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 301.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.46mg
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