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Corn Tortilla Quiche Recipe

Looking for an easy Corn Tortilla Quiche recipe? Learn how to make Corn Tortilla Quiche using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by valgoet

Makes 6 servings



Mexican flavors in a quiche with a corn tortilla crust.

Recipe Ingredients for Corn Tortilla Quiche

5 corn tortillas
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup canned chopped green chiles
6 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup 1% milk
1/2 cup small curd cottage cheese
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley

Recipe Directions for Corn Tortilla Quiche

  1. In a skillet, cook the sausage until no longer pink; drain.

  2. Place four tortillas in a greased 9-in. pie plate, overlapping and extending 1/2 in. beyond rim.

  3. Place remaining tortilla in the center. Layer with Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses and chilies.

  4. Combine eggs, cream, cottage cheese and chili powder; slowly pour over chilies.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until the center is set and puffed.

  6. Sprinkle with cilantro. Cut into wedges.

Categories

Breakfast, Brunch, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
281
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
9.4g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
225mg
75%
Sodium
414mg
17%
Potassium
197mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
11.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
19.4g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 36% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
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