Super Simple Green Chile Tortilla Pie

February 23, 2016

Green chile tortilla pie is a simple dish that can be enjoyed for any meal of the day.  This recipe is a cross between a quiche and a frittata, the flour tortilla acts as the crust so you won't have to fuss with dough. You can make an extra pie and freeze it to enjoy at a later date.

Green Chile Tortilla Pie


olive oil cooking spray
one 10 inch flour tortilla
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 4-ounce can roasted chopped green chiles, drained
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
3 large eggs, beaten
1 cup low fat sour cream
1/4 tsp ground cumin
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Step 1: Spray a 9 inch pie plate with olive oil cooking spray and set aside.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2: Place the flour tortilla at the bottom of the pie plate. Spread 1 1/2 cups cheese over the tortilla along with the chopped green chiles, red bell pepper, and cilantro.

Step 3: In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, sour cream, cumin, salt and pepper until well combined.  Pour the mixture over the tortilla and cheese. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese on top.

Step 4: Bake the pie for 35 to 40 minutes or until the center is firm. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.

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