Mexicali Cocktail Quiche

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Recipe: #37878

December 10, 2021


Original is 9 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (222.5 g)
  • Calories 398.4
  • Total Fat - 27.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 637.3 mg
  • Sodium - 675.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 1.3 g
  • Protein - 31.1 g
  • Calcium - 454.2 mg
  • Iron - 3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Step 2

Grease and spray a 9 inch pan

Step 3

Whisk eggs add chilies add cottage cheese and butter

Step 4

In another bowl

Step 5

Whisk dry ingredients

Step 6

Add wet to dry

Step 7

Mix in cheese pour into pan

Step 8

Bake 35 minutes until set

Step 9

Cut into 9 squares


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • When selecting green chilies, look for ones that are firm and have a bright, even color.
  • For the best flavor, use freshly grated Monterey Jack cheese.

  • Substitute almond flour for the all-purpose flour. This substitution will make the quiche gluten-free, which is beneficial for those with gluten allergies or sensitivities.
  • Substitute vegan cheese for the Monterey Jack cheese. This substitution will make the quiche dairy-free, which is beneficial for those with dairy allergies or sensitivities.

Mexican Fiesta Quiche Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and spray a 9 inch pan. Whisk eggs and add chilies, cottage cheese, butter, and 1/2 cup of salsa. In another bowl whisk dry ingredients. Add wet to dry, mix in cheese, pour into pan, and top with 1/2 cup of crushed tortilla chips. Bake 35 minutes until set. Cut into 9 squares.

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Q: How long should I bake the Mexicali Cocktail Quiche?

A: Bake the Mexicali Cocktail Quiche for 35 minutes until it is set.

Q: What ingredients are in the Mexicali Cocktail Quiche?

A: The Mexicali Cocktail Quiche contains ground beef, diced tomatoes, diced green chilies, onion, cheddar cheese, and a prepared pie crust.

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Fun facts:

This Mexicali Cocktail Quiche recipe is inspired by the Mexican food culture. The Monterey Jack cheese used in the recipe was first produced in the Monterey region of California in the 19th century.

The green chilies used in the recipe are a popular ingredient in traditional Mexican cuisine. They were introduced to Mexico by the Spanish in the 16th century and have been widely used in Mexican cooking ever since.