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                                Taco Quiche
 
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    frozen deep dish pastry -- (9 inch)
                         shell
    2                    avocados -- peeled and mashed
    1                    garlic clove -- minced
    3      tablespoons   lemon juice
    1                    tomato -- seeded and chopped
    1      can           chopped chilies -- (4 oz.)
      1/4  teaspoon      hot pepper sauce
    8      ounces        lean ground beef
      1/4  cup           chopped onion
    1 1/2  tablespoons   taco seasoning
    1 1/2  cups          shredded Cheddar cheese -- (6
    1      oz.           )
    3                    eggs slightly beaten
    1 1/2  cups          half and half
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/8  teaspoon      pepper
                         Garnish: shredded lettuce -- corn
                         chips and chopped tomato
 
 Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Let frozen pastry shells thaw at room temperature 
 10 minutes. Do not prick shell. In a small bowl mix avocados, garlic and lemon 
 juice. Stir in 1 chopped tomato, 1 tablespoon chilies and hot pepper sauce. Cov
 er and refrigerate. Bake pastry shell 7 minutes. Remove and set aside. Reduce o
 ven to 375 degrees. In skillet combine ground beef, onion, remaining chilies an
 d taco seasonings. Cook until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain beef, la
 yer cheese and then beef in pastry shell. In a bowl combine eggs, half and half
 , salt and pepper. Beat with a fork well but not frothy. Pour egg mixture over 
 ground beef. Bake 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in middle comes out clea
 n. Let stand 10 minutes. Garnish with lettuce, tomato and avocado and chips. Se
 rves 6.Recipe from “One Million Recipes CD”
 
 busted by Judy R. 
 
 
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