Mexican Quiche Cups

Southern Living

We liked this with tomatillo salsa as well as traditional tomato salsa.

Makes 1 dozen


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4 (4-inch) chorizo sausage links (about 3/4 pound), chopped
2 (10-ounce) cans refrigerated pizza crust
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican four-cheese blend
5 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Salsa (optional)
Sour cream (optional)


Cook chorizo sausage in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until browned. Drain and set aside.

Roll or pat 1 can pizza crust dough into a 15- x 10-inch rectangle; cut into 6 (5-inch) squares. Press squares into a lightly greased 12-count muffin pan, skipping every other muffin cup. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 can pizza crust dough and another lightly greased 12-count muffin pan.

Spoon sausage evenly into prepared cups; sprinkle evenly with cheese.

Stir together eggs and next 3 ingredients; pour evenly over cheese.

Bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.

Mexican Pizza: Unroll 1 can pizza crust dough, and press into a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan. Cook sausage as directed. Sprinkle sausage and cheese evenly over dough; top with egg mixture and 1 cup salsa. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until set. Makes 6 to 8 servings. Prep: 10 min., Bake: 20 min.

Created date

June 2002