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.
or these

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Maria Ibbitson

Looks absolutely amazing!

Shannon (Healthiful Balance)

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

Elpiniki Gr

Just beautiful! Great presentation too!

Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table

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!  

Rachel@MyNaturallyFrugalFamily

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

Jessica @ Sushi and Sit-Ups

These are so adorable!

CrunchyCreamySweet

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

Amanda D

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

Tiff @ Love Sweat & Beers

Eggs n’ jalapenos are such a lovely couple.  🙂

Kelli H

Those look amazing!

CupcakesOMG!

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

CupcakesOMG! 

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!

Ashley Anderson

Okay, I’m in love with your blog. 🙂 🙂

Lisakthrives

These look yummy!

Ladies Holiday

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!

chelcie @ chelcie's food files

gahh these look amazing!!

Stephsbitebybite

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

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!!

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

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

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

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!

Maria @ Sinfully Nutritious

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

Talia

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

Agnes Wong

wow, perfect for like finger party food:)! 

Ann Mc

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

Ari@The Diva Dish

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!

jules

So cute – great party food! Must make this.

Ellie@Fit for the Soul

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

Rachael @ Passing Daisies

these sounds super delicious! <3

Kristen @ notsodomesticated

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

Kristen

mmmmm those look delish!

Sharon

very yummy – can’t wait to try them!

Emily @ Life on Food

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…

Missy Maki

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

Simply Life

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

Kiri W.

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

Kissmybroccoli

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! 😉

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

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! =)

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…

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

Gabi@SavoryandSimple

Totally just pinned these!

Jaime Park

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

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

Absolutely! Milk, half and half, heavy cream, coconut milk… They will all work! 🙂
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Maria

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

Occasionally Fit

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!

Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

Thanks Gabi!!!!

Susan

I am SO going to make a batch of these!

Bestmixerreviews

We usually eat a bigger breakfast on Sundays.  I know what I’ll be making now.  These look really good!  Thanks!

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