Whole30 Huevos Rancheros Crustless Quiche

August 30, 2017 Comments Off on Whole30 Huevos Rancheros Crustless Quiche

Just in Time for September Whole30! This Whole30 Compliant Huevos Rancheros Crustless Quiche is my new favorite. I could say that about all the recipes I share, but truly *in a Chris Harrison Voice* “The most delicious recipe in Eating at Altitude History – On the blog today!” My apologies – I’m back in the throws of Bachelor/Bachelorette season.

I’ve always been a savory breakfast kind of girl, and Huevos Rancheros tends to be my go-to if I see it on a breakfast menu. The deal-sealer for me? The sauce…it’s all about the sauce. I love a good red enchilada drizzle. But with that being said, finding a sugar free or Whole30 compliant enchilada sauce can be a tall task. Whole Foods’ ‘Organic 365’ brand has a compliant version (pictured below) but it is truly the only one I have ever found on the market…so I took matters into my own hands put a spin on a recipe from Against All Grain.  Not only is making your own sauce more cost effective, it can be easily stored in the freezer for easy grab-and-go leftovers.

I find this makes for a perfect Sunday dish, and it’s especially useful when serving a crowd. My sister is getting married next weekend and my mom is hosting a houseful of relatives (myself included). Naturally, I volunteered to help with meals amidst all the chaos next week, and this easy dish will definitely be on the menu for our visitors! I love hosting & will snatch up any opportunity to cook for a crowd. The next time you need to feed friends or family members at brunch-time, give it a try!

 

 

Whole30 Huevos Rancheros Crustless Quiche

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chorizo
  • 1 TBSP avocado oil
  • 1/2 C chopped onion
  • 10 eggs, whisked
  • 1 C. enchilada sauce (see below recipe)
  • 1 C diced tomatoes or red peppers
  • 3 C frozen hashbrowns
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Optional: Cilantro, Jalapeno & Avocado for garnish
  • For the Enchilada Sauce (adapted from Against All Grain)
  • 3 TBSP ghee or grassfed butter
  • 3 TBSP arrowroot powder*
  • 3 TBSP chili powder
  • 1 TBSP garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ¾ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 7 oz tomato paste
  • 2 C chicken stock

Instructions

  • Enchilada Sauce
  • If making your own enchilada sauce:
  • Melt the ghee in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the arrowroot powder and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining spices stir for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add the tomato paste and chicken stock, and whisk until smooth. Simmer for 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Use immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
  • Whole30 Huevos Rancheros Crustless Quiche
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Heat oil over medium heat, add onions (if using peppers, add to pan with onions). Allow to soften 1-2 minutes before adding the chorizo. Cook meat & onions until chorizo is fully cooked & remove from heat.
  • In a medium bowl, beat10 eggs until fluffy. To the bowl Add the chorizo mixture, hash browns, 1 cup enchilada sauce, 1 c diced tomatoes (optional), 1 tsp garlic & 1/4 tsp salt. Stir to combine.
  • Once combined, gently pour mixture into an oven safe baking dish (I use an 8x8 round dish).
  • Bake 40-50 minutes.
  • Garnish with additional enchilada sauce, avocado, diced jalapenos & cilantro.
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