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Sausage Brunch Quiche

Sausage Brunch QuicheA tasty variation on quiche. A quick crust made from a crisp tortilla supports savory sausage and salsa enriched custard.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 (10-inch) burrito-size flour tortilla
5 ounces longaniza-style chorizo or breakfast sausage, casing removed, crumbled
1/2 cup ORTEGA® Homestyle Salsa
5 large eggs
1/2 cup whipping cream or milk
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Place tortilla in skillet. Cook for 1 minute on each side or until golden and slightly crisp. Place tortilla on bottom of lightly greased 9-inch pie plate. Add chorizo to skillet; cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until cooked through; drain. Spoon 1/2 cup salsa over tortilla; top with chorizo.
  3. Combine eggs and cream in small bowl; add cheese and cilantro. Pour egg mixture over chorizo.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes on wire rack. Cut into wedges; serve with salsa.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.