Green Chili Quiche (Microwave)

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

I haven't made this yet but thought it would be great when there is no time to cook but need something quick. Served with a tossed salad this would be a complete Sunday night supper or a great dish for brunch. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (November 1982)

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  1. Sprinkle Montery Jack cheese and 1/2 cup of the Cheddar cheese evenly over the pie shell.
  2. Sprinkle green chilies (except for 2 tablespoons of green chilies) over the cheese.
  3. In a microsafe bowl combine half and half, salt and cumin and then cook on high for 2 1/2 - 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens. DO NOT BOIL.
  4. Whisk cream mixture into eggs, blending well.
  5. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining cheese (1/2 cup) and chilies (2 tablespoons).
  7. Cook on medium (50% power) for 12-13 minutes or until set, turning dish halfway through cooking.
  8. Transfer to broiler and cook briefly (1-2 minutes) to brown.
  9. Let stand 2-3 minutes before slicing into wedges.