Prep: 7 Mins Cook: 30 Mins

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

Sausage Brunch Quiche


  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (10-in.) burrito-size flour tortilla
  • 5 ozs. longaniza-style chorizo or breakfast sausage, casing removed, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup ORTEGA Salsa - Thick & Chunky (Medium)
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cream or milk
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


PREHEAT oven to 375°F.

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.

COMBINE eggs and cream in small bowl; add cheese and cilantro. Pour egg mixture over chorizo.

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.
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