Chorizo Quiche

chorizo quicheIngredients:

  • your favorite store-bought or homemade pie crust
  • 6 oz crumbled chorizo, casings removed and cooked until crisp
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 c crema (substitute with crème fraîche)
  • 1 c grated Oaxaca cheese, plus more for top
  • 1/2 c diced red potatoes, boiled and cooled
  • 1/4 c chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 c milk
  • Freshly ground sea salt and black pepper
  • Hot sauce for garnish


  • Grease 9” pie plate.
  • Press dough into pie plate.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees°.
  • In bowl mix chorizo and remaining ingredients.
  • Pour into crust.
  • Sprinkle with more Oaxaca cheese.
  • Bake until quiche becomes puffy and a knife inserted comes out clean, about 45 minutes. (I like to see the cheese browned.)
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Garnish with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

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