Mexican Taco Quiche

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This Mexican-inspired quiche is a great breakfast or brunch main dish. Prepare the taco meat the night before and keep it refrigerated. Warm it up in the microwave the next morning to really speed up the prep time. I especially love serving this for a football brunch. Holds 'em over until halftime so I can watch the game too. Serve with sour cream and enjoy.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch quiche

Ingredients

  • 5 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 (8 ounce) jar chunky salsa

  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 (16 ounce) package shredded Mexican-style cheese blend

  • salt and black pepper to taste

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (1 ounce) packet taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, salsa, bell pepper, onion, and cheese in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in ground beef. Cook and stir until beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and discard any excess grease. Stir in taco seasoning.

  4. Spread meat mixture into pie crust placed in a 9-inch pie dish. Pour egg mixture over beef.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center of the quiche comes out clean, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Cool for 10 minutes before serving warm.

Tips

To make individual mini quiches, cut out circles in pie crust and place into muffin tins (uses two crusts). Adjust cooking time down to 25 to 40 minutes. Yields 1 dozen crowd-pleasers!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

528 Calories
36g Fat
21g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 528
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 19g 97%
Cholesterol 197mg 66%
Sodium 1011mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 364mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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