Breakfast Quiche (With Low Carb Option)
4 large eggs
½ cup half and half or cream
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium diced onion
3 cups shredded cheese, cheddar, muenster or ranchero
½ BOULDER SAUSAGE brand Chorizo or ground breakfast sausage, cooked
1-4 ounces green chilies diced and drained
Foil for LOW CARB (No shell is used with “low carb” variety) or 1 frozen deep dish pie shell (for regular recipe)
½ cup each sour cream or fresh salsa (optional)
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. For “Low-Carb” line a 9” pie shell with foil. (For the standard recipe use one frozen shell.) The rest of recipe is the same for both varieties.
- Sauté onions in butter and pour into “shell”. Spread sausage and green chilies over onion. Spread cheese evenly over mixture. Blend eggs with cream and pour over the cheese.
- Place on cookie sheet to prevent overflow. Bake for 10 minutes, reduce temperature to 350. Cook for 45 minutes.
- Garnish with sour cream and salsa. Serve with fresh Fruit and black beans. Recipe may be prepared ahead.
Prep Time: 15 minutes – Cook Time: 55 minutes – Total Time: 70 minutes – Yield: Serves 4-6