Jalapeno Popper Quiche Cups

It happened.

I’ve caught the won-ton bug again.

A while back I went a teeny bit bonkers and ate meal after meal of random concoctions baked into crunchy little handheld cups. You’ve probably spotted a half dozen or so on my recipe page as well.

Though most are my secret recipes behind the scenes. Not because I’m withholding recipes from you, but because I lack  photo evidence documenting the shenanigans.

Forgive me?  I swear I’ll behave for now on!

In the meantime, I’m dishing out yet another won-ton quiche cup recipe that I wish I could be eating again for dinner right now had I not polished off all of the eggs.  Sorry I’m not sorry?  Don’t fret, I’ll go grocery shopping soon and whip up all sorts of craziness for you next week.  Promise!

 Jalapeno Popper Quiche Cups

Jalapeno Popper Quiche Cups

This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled, or quadrupled to feed a crowd. Go nuts!

Jalapeno Popper Quiche Cups

Prep

Cook

Total

Yield 8 quiche cups

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 Nasoya on-ton wrappers
  • 1/2 Tbsp plain greek yogurt [or sour cream]
  • 1-2 TBSP diced pickled jalapenos [or more!]
  • a few ounces of grated cheddar cheese
  • a pinch of garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • Serve simply with a sprinkling of green onion [yum!] or garnish with a dollop of greek yogurt [or sour cream], chopped green onion, and serve with a side of green salsa for dipping. Also, get your red pepper flake on... if you're into that sort of thing. I certainly am!

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 365F.
  2. Gently place wonton squares in a mini-muffin tray spritzed with olive oil.
  3. Crack eggs into a coffee mug along with 1/2 tablespoon of greek yogurt and whisk/beat with a fork.
  4. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  5. Stir to incorporate and spoon/pour into your won-ton cups.
  6. Cover each cup with jalapeno and cheese and bake for approx 8-10 minutes or until quiche mixtures fluffs up into a "muffin-top" and the edges of your won-ton cups are toasty + golden brown.

so… how were they?!

Amazing!  I think it might be the CRUNCH of the baked wonton wrappers that i’m most addicted to. Or maybe it’s the fluffy eggs… melty cheese… and zesty jalapenos!  Paul’s cousin Kathy makes these amazing little breakfast bars that are basically layered eggs, cheddar, and pickled jalapeno. They’re beyond addicting and the inspiration behind these little quiche cups. Something about the combination of the crunchy wonton with the eggy cheesy jalapeno-y goodness reminds me of a jalapeno popper, hence the name of the recipe, folks!

Class dismissed, go make these immediately.
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  • We usually eat a bigger breakfast on Sundays.  I know what I’ll be making now.  These look really good!  Thanks!

  • I am SO going to make a batch of these!

  • These look great and way more healthy than other jalapeno poppers that I’ve gotten in the past. Pinned so I don’t forget this!

  • Maria

    These look amazing!!!! Love the individual little cups!!! Looks super cute AND delicious!!!

  • Absolutely! Milk, half and half, heavy cream, coconut milk… They will all work! 🙂
    Sent from my Samsung Captivate(tm) on AT&T

  • Do you think you could use regular yogurt instead of Greek yogurt?

  • Gabi@SavoryandSimple

    Totally just pinned these!

  • Jami

    Yummy!  Would love for you to link up to the Tuesday to Do Party if you haven’t already!
    http://blackberryvine.blogspot.com/2012/02/tuesday-to-do-party-50-and-49-list.html
    Smiles!
    Jami
    http://www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

  • Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche

    I’ve just come across your blog and I love it! I really like how you put in the effort to suggest alternatives for meat eaters / GF etc. This recipe looks delicious, and I just so happen to have some spring roll wrappers in the fridge…

  • omg you’re too funny! well i miss you — and you need to take some time from your busy life to talk to meee!!!! hehe love you mucho! and you totally do have foodie add — thats how you have all those rockin pancake recipes — your brain is nothing but pancakes and nuts! and broccoli! =)

  • Every time you post a new wonton recipe, I kick myself for not having tried one yet! What is wrong with me?! I think I have foodie-ADD…maybe I should draw a picture and put it on my fridge…because obviously visual aides are needed in this sort of situation! Oh god, now I have another disorder that’s going to get me locked up in the foodie nut house! Mmm, did someone say nut?? I hope there’s PECAAAAAANS! 😉

  • Kiri W.

    Mmm, love this! Your 10 minute quiches are genius!

  • oh those are so cute! perfect for any time of day!

  • This looks delicious.  I just love visiting your blog, I am going to pick up some won ton wrappers!!

  • Um yum!  I think this seems like a very fast breakfast as well. I will definitely have to try them. I am intrigued about all of the other wonton recipes as well. Here I go to check them out…

  • Sharon

    very yummy – can’t wait to try them!

  • mmmmm those look delish!

  • I love anything with a little spice, and these sound awesome!  Great idea, Jen!

  • these sounds super delicious! <3

  • Mmmmm~that eggy and cheesy middle is making my mouth water! haha, looks so chewy 😀  

  • So cute – great party food! Must make this.

  • I LOVE wonton anything…seriously. And my hubs is a jalepeno fan, and always begging me to cook with them but I’m scared lol. I’ll have to give these a whirl, they seem super easy! Miss you friend!

  • You go won-ton bonkers any time if they all turn out as good as this one!

  • Agnes Wong

    wow, perfect for like finger party food:)! 

  • Everything looks so much more delicious in a cute little wonton cup! Don’t stop the shenanigans yet:) 

  • I think now, you have out done yourself.  These look unbelievable.  What a great idea.

  • good lighting is so so rare in NC right now — hope you have better luck than I do! <3 Sometimes its days before I can get one decent photo. crazy!

  • awww thanks Steph!!! They’re easier to make too 😉 Hope you have a fab weekend in store for ya!!! eee so glad its friday!

  • Adrianne Silver

    These look so good!! My boyfriend and I have recently fell in love with the won ton cup snacks/meals, too. I have a recipe coming soon, I just need good lighting for the pictures 🙂 I can’t wait to make these cups!!

  • Stephsbitebybite

    This is such a cute idea! I like this better than the traditional poppers…these seem easier to eat!

  • gahh these look amazing!!

  • i love how you repurpose the wontons…my chef brain  isn’t that creative…or if i make wontons and have a few leftover these are great go-tos for a little snack!

  • These look yummy!

  • Ashley Anderson

    Okay, I’m in love with your blog. 🙂 🙂

  • Lacy @ NYCityEats

    What a great idea to bake these in wonton wrappers! I bet the crunch makes it all that much better! They look great! Yum!

  • whoaaaaa…yum overload!! jalapenos scare me, but when they’re covered in cheese, suddenly they’re less threatening!

    CupcakesOMG! 

  • Those look amazing!

  • Eggs n’ jalapenos are such a lovely couple.  🙂

  • Amanda D

    This looks AMAZING!!! Can I leave work early to go home and make them?!?! =)

  • CrunchyCreamySweet

    Now this is the kind of breakfast/lunch/snack? I need! Well done!

  • These are so adorable!

  • Ohh some deliciousness right there.  Love the addition of jalapenos to kick it up a notch.

  • All of that cheesy goodness made me think… what about mac ‘n cheese wonton wrappers?  Perfect way to serve it as a finger food at a party!  

  • Just beautiful! Great presentation too!

  • Thes look so great! It’s an awesome idea.. I neeed to try it! 😀

  • Looks absolutely amazing!

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