Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Corn Tortilla Quiche

This delicious recipe can be served for breakfast or lunch!

Corn Tortilla Quiche


3/4 pound ground pork sausage
5 – 6″ corn tortillas
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies
6 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup cottage cheese
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~In a skillet, cook the sausage until no longer pink; drain.

~Place four tortillas in a greased 9″ pie plate, overlapping and extending 1/2″ beyond rim. Place remaining tortilla in the center. Layer with sausage, Monterey Jack cheese, cheddar cheese, and chilies.

~Combine eggs, cream, cottage cheese, and chili powder; slowly pour over chilies.

~Bake for 45 minutes (or until the center is set and puffed).

~Sprinkle with cilantro and cut into wedges.

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