SOUTHWEST BACON AND CARAMELIZED ONION QUICHE
There are many great reasons to love May. The weather finally gets its act together here in NY. The flowers and trees start remembering to act alive and wake the heck up. And, of course, Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day. Boom.
I get way too excited for Cinco de Mayo every year. I’m pretty obsessed with Mexican/Tex-Mex/Southwest flavors, and any excuse to shovel said food into my piehole at the speed of light is a huge win in my book. I actually think my love of Mexican food began because of my mom, who is pretty famous within the vast circles of our immediate family for her chicken fajitas. It used to be a weekly meal in our house growing up that we all looked forward to. #goodtimes
So this Mother’s Day, I wanted to create a brunch recipe that was both familiar and celebrated the southwest flavors my mom brought to the table each week. Something like this Southwest Bacon and Caramelized Onion Quiche with Corn, Green Chiles, and Pepperjack Cheese. It’s basically a flavor fiesta for your mouth. Cue the mariachi band.
There was a point in my life not too long ago that I thought making homemade quiche was actually difficult. I tried making one and it came out as quiche soup #pinterestfail
But now I’m a quiche making fool, and it literally is one of the easiest, quickest, fool-proof brunch recipes around. And good news, if you aren’t a fan of these flavors (say what?! …you’re breaking my heart), you can easily customize this quiche with whatever mix-ins you’re feeling.
So here’s to you mom. Thanks for being you. Because you are awesome, and are so appreciated. Let’s discuss said appreciation over some quiche. And mimosas.