Sausage Corn Tortilla Quiche

Posted by: JaneH 09-15-99 8:32 AM

Corn Tortilla Quiche

3/4 pound bulk pork sausage
5 corn tortillas
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped canned green chilies
6 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup whipping cream or equal amount of evaporated milk
1/2 cup small-curd cottage cheese
1/2 t chili powder
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley


Preheat oven to 350 F.

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

Place four tortillas in a greased 9 inch pie plate, overlapping and extending 1/2 inch beyond rim; place remaining tortilla in center.

Layer with sausage, cheeses, and chilies.

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

Bake for 45 minutes or until center is set and puffed.

Sprinkle with cilantro and cut into wedges.

6 servings.

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