Mexican Onion & Chile Pie
mexican onion chile pie

Mexican Onion & Chile Pie

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

The Story Behind the Recipe
6
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (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

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Dash ground red pepper

Salsa, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

Nutrition

180Calories
12Fat (mg)
170Cholesterol (mg)
700Sodium (mg)
8Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
10Protein (g)

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  January 15, 2012

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.

— says Tami S.
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