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Cheese and Sausage Quiche

The star of a Mexican themed brunch! This cheese and sausage quiche has lots of fresh, southwestern flavor. The Sargento® 4 Cheese Mexican blend and and Sargento® Snack Bites™ Smokehouse Gouda Chees combine with the chiles and cilantro to give this quiche a warm Tex-Mex flavor.
Course Brunch
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 342kcal


  • 8 ounces pork breakfast sausage ,ground
  • 1/4 cup mixed green and red peppers ,chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion ,chopped
  • 1 pie crust ,9-inch, unbaked
  • 1/4 cup cilantro ,chopped
  • 1 cup Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican
  • 1/4 cup Sargento® Snack Bites™ Smokehouse Gouda Cheese ,optional, chopped
  • 1 cup half and half cream
  • 5 large eggs ,room temperature
  • 4 ounces chiles ,canned and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Fit pie crust into pie pan and set aside.
  • Sauté the sausage until almost done.
  • Add the peppers and onions and continue to sauté until the meat is cooked through.
  • Spoon the meat mixture in the bottom of the pie crust.
  • Cover with the cilantro and the cheese.
  • Whisk the cream and eggs together until well blended.
  • Stir in the chiles, cumin, and salt.
  • Pour into the pie crust.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before serving or may be served at room temperature.


*Note: Quiche may be frozen for up to 3 months baked or unbaked.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 430mg | Potassium: 244mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 770IU | Vitamin C: 27.3mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 1.7mg