Mexican Onion & Chile Pie

Mexican Onion & Chile Pie

Chiles and cheese simply flavor this quiche-like entrée recipe.

20 min.prep time 45 min.total time
6 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 (4-ounce) cans whole green chiles
4 ounces (1 cup) shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack or Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup milk
1/2 teapoon garlic salt
Dash ground red pepper
Salsa, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. 

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add onion. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in flour.

Spray 9-inch glass pie pan with no-stick cooking spray. Slit chiles lengthwise; remove seeds, if necessary. Arrange chiles over bottom and up sides of pie pan; sprinkle with cheese. 

Beat eggs slightly in bowl; stir in milk, garlic salt and red pepper until well mixed. Stir in onion mixture; pour over cheese. Bake 25-30 minutes or until eggs are set and top is golden brown. Top with salsa, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 180

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 170mg

Sodium: 700mg

Carbohydrates: 8g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 10g

Recipe #8618C©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My family loved this.. a definite winner - but I substituted shredded 4 cheese mexican blend cheese. Fresh sliced avocado on top is a winner too.

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