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Mexican Quiche Appetizer Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robin Beaver
Added: Saturday, January 31, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
½ c. butter
10 eggs
½ c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
dash of salt
8-12 oz. canned, chopped, mild green chilies
2 c. cottage cheese
4 c. grated Monterey Jack cheese (1 lb.)

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in a 9 X 13-inch baking dish. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
Add melted butter, leaving the pan buttered. Add chilies and cheese.
Mix together and pour into baking pan. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes.
Test for doneness with a knife. Be sure quiche is set and knife blade comes out clean when inserted in center. Cut into bite-size squares while hot, but allow to cool slightly before removing from pan.

This may be baked and frozen; reheat covered with foil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I sometimes add to this recipe:

2 T. Jalapeno, seeded and diced -- or Tabasco
1 small onion and 1 garlic clove, chopped and sautéed
Chopped olives

 

 

 

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