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Southwestern Quiche

3 Jan

1-baked deep dish pie crust

2 cups fresh sliced mushrooms

2 TBSP vegetable oil

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

6 large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup half and half

2/3 cup Black bean and corn chunky salsa

1 TBSP flour

preheat oven to 375

Saute mushrooms in hot oil over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until golden brown and liquid is absorbed. Combine cheeses and set aside. Stir together eggs and next 3 ingredients in a bowl; add mushrooms. Pour half of egg mixture into crust. Sprinkle evenly with 2/3 of cheese. Top with remaining egg mixture, and sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving



Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

31 Dec

12 ounces elbow macaroni

2 TBSP  butter

2 TBSP flour

1  12oz can evaporated milk

1 cup milk

1 -1/2  cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1-1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 TBSP chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobe sauce

1/4 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350

Lightly grease a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish; set aside. cook pasta according to package directions. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook for 1 minute. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and milk. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Remove  from heat. Stir in 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese. 1 cup cheddar cheese, chipotle pepper and salt. Stir cheese mixture into cooked pasta.

Pour into casserole dish. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese and remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese. Bake, covered , about 30 minutes Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Main Dish Ideas: Add 1 pound cooked pork sausage or 2 cups diced cooked ham.

Serves 6 to 8

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