Rio Grande Chorizo Potato Nest
65 mins (prep 15, cooking 50)
13 ingredients
1 servings
Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: This is a bold and colorful Tex Mex twist on Quiche Lorraine, baked in a crispy potato nest. It has a complex spiciness, is salty, slightly acidic and aromatic due to cumin, taco and parsley.

Categories:  weeknight , main-dish , quiche , mexican , <-4-hours , potato , brunch , vegetable , savory-pies , eggs~dairy , oamc~freezer~make-ahead , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (405.15 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 461.37 Calories from Fat 367.29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40.81g 62.79%
Saturated Fat 25.4g 127.02%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 131.31mg 43.77%
Sodium 145.51mg 6.06%
Total Carbohydrate 15.26g 5.09%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 15.26 g %
Protein 10.51g 21.01%
Vitamin A 1256.35IU% Vitamin C 3.19mg%
Calcium 372.65mg% Iron 0.25mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small, simply potatoes shredded hash browns, taco seasoning mix, large eggs, ground cumin, chopped, chopped cilantro, smoked sausage, pickled jalapeno peppers, diced red bell pepper