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Salsa Sausage Quiche Recipe

A prepared pastry crust hurries along the assembly of this hearty appetizer from Dorothy Sorensen of Naples, Florida. "Served with sour cream and additional salsa, it's a party favorite in our retirement community," she notes. "If you're feeding a crowd, bring two--they disappear fast!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup salsa

Directions

  • 1. Crumble sausage into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Transfer to the pastry shell. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs; stir in salsa. Pour over cheese.
  • 2. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 344 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 608 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.