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Green Chili Quiche Squares Recipe

Chilies add spark to this cheesy quiche. You can vary the flavor based on the kind of crouton you buy. I like to serve fresh fruit on the side.—Connie Willson, Huntington Beach, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + standing YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 3 cups seasoned salad croutons
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • 1. Arrange croutons in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with chilies and cheese. In a bowl, beat the eggs, milk, mustard, salt and garlic powder. Pour over cheese. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 259 calories, 17 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 155 mg cholesterol, 646 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.