Chile-pepper quiche - sl 10/82

Yield: 9 inch pie

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Pastry for 9\" pie
1 cup (4 oz) Cheddar cheese; shredded
1½ cup (6 oz) Monterey Jack cheese; shredded, divided
1 each 4 ounce can chopped green chiles; drained
3 eaches Eggs
1 cup Half-and-half

Line a 9-inch quiche dish or pieplate with pastry; trim excess pastry around edges. Prick bottom and sides of pastry with a fork.

Bake at 400 degrees F for 3 minutes; remove from oven, and gently prick with a fork. Bake 5 minutes longer. Let cool on a rack.

Layer Cheddar cheese, ¾ cup Monterey Jack cheese, chiles, and remaining Monterey jack cheese in pastry shell.

Beat eggs until foamy; stir in half-and-half. Pour mixture into pastry shell; bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until set.

Yield: one 9-inch pie.

From Carolyn Morris of Louisiana in October, 1982"Southern Living" Typos by Jeff Pruett

Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 10-10-95

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