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Salsa Sausage Quiche

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.


8 servings

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!"


  • 3/4 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup salsa


  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 in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 344 calories, 25g fat (12g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 608mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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