Tex-Mex Pork Quiche

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This delicious and easy quiche is full of spicy flavors. Make it spicier by adding another jalapeño pepper, or milder by omitting the pepper.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 cups cubed mesquite barbecue pork fillet
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1½ cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 pie crust, (9") unbaked
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño; cook 5 minutes.
  • Add pork; cook and stir for 7 to 9 minutes or until pork is almost fully cooked. Sprinkle with chili powder and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer until pork is cooked.
  • Place ½ of pepper jack cheese in bottom of pie crust; top with pork mixture, then remaining pepper jack cheese.
  • In medium bowl, combine eggs, cream, and oregano; beat well. Pour over cheese; top with Cotija cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. Bake for 25 minutes until puffed and golden brown.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 cups cubed mesquite barbecue pork fillet
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1½ cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1 pie crust, (9") unbaked
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño; cook 5 minutes.
  • Add pork; cook and stir for 7 to 9 minutes or until pork is almost fully cooked. Sprinkle with chili powder and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer until pork is cooked.
  • Place ½ of pepper jack cheese in bottom of pie crust; top with pork mixture, then remaining pepper jack cheese.
  • In medium bowl, combine eggs, cream, and oregano; beat well. Pour over cheese; top with Cotija cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. Bake for 25 minutes until puffed and golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat40g
Saturated Fat22g
Cholesterol240mg
Sodium930mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars5g
Protein28g