Enchilada Quiche

Quiche is not just for breakfast.  Today’s recipe for enchilada quiche is a great dinner time option.

I originally found this recipe in The Oregonian years ago and we have been enjoying it ever since.

It has the look and texture of a quiche but the taste of an enchilada.

Enchilada Quiche

I took the easy route and used a store bought pie shell.  I like the ones you find in the freezer section, that come in the pan.

Enchilada Quiche

Enchilada Quiche

The quiche is perfect paired with a nice salad, some sour cream  and a few chips and salsa.

We enjoyed it warm but it is lovely at room temperature too.

For another one of my favorite quiches try Quiche Lorraine  and Salmon Hazlenut Quiche.

Enchilada Quiche
Recipe type: Breakfast
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 C half and half or milk
  • 1 C chicken, diced or can used canned chicken breast in water
  • 1½ C broken tortilla chips
  • 2 C Monterrey Jack cheese,grated
  • 1 C Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 C chunky salsa
  • 1 4.5 oz. can of chopped green chilies
  • ½ tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a bowl mix whisk together the eggs until well blended.
  3. Add in half and half.
  4. Stir in chicken, chips, cheeses, salsa, green chilies and salt.
  5. Pour into pie crust.
  6. Sprinkle with pepper.
  7. Bake 55-65 minutes or until crust is gold brown and knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  9. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa if desired.


Leigh Anne
Hi – I’m Leigh Anne! I have been a homebased mom for 30 years since my first baby boy was born! I love working with women and helping to inspire them to achieve their goals and dreams while still maintaining motherhood and family as their number one priority. I blog about everything I enjoy – creating treats and meals in my kitchen, spending time in my garden, entertaining and party planning, reading, self improvement and tips and ideas on style and fashion.
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  1. says

    Love quiche, love enchiladas. This looks wonderful Leigh Anne, it’s on the menu this week. Thanks for all your great recipes, I use them often.

  2. says

    I loved this recipe of the quiche. It is 2 in 1. A good breakfast as well as a dinner item. It looks really yummy. I would love to have it soon.

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