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Chorizo Quiche in Cornmeal Crust

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Category: Mexican, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • -------------------------------CORNMEAL CRUST-------------------------------
  • 1/2 c Cornmeal
  • 3/4 c Sifted flour
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper
  • 1/3 c Shortening
  • 4 tb -cold water (or more)


6 sl Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 lb Chorizo; casings removed
1/4 c Sliced green onions
4 Eggs
2 c Whipping cream
-=OR=- Half and Half
Salt, pepper

To make crust, sift together cornmeal, flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add water, 1
tablespoon at a time, stirring lightly until mixture forms ball. Turn out
onto lightly floured board and roll dough to 13-inch circle. Fit loosely
into 9-inch pie plate or quiche pan. Fold edge under and flute.

Arrange cheese slices on bottom of crust. Fry sausage until cooked and
crumbly. Drain off fat. Sprinkle sausage on top of cheese, then top with
green onions. Lightly beat eggs in bowl, stir in whipping cream and season
to taste with salt and pepper. Pour over cheese and chorizo mixture. Place
on bottom rack of oven and bake at 450F 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350F and
bake additional 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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