Mexican Breakfast Casserole
This Mexican Breakfast Casserole is a yummy combination of bread, cheese and spice. It's the perfect dish to bring to a potluck or brunch!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Cool Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
- 20 oz Chorizo sausage
- 1 loaf french bread cut into 1" cubes to equal about 8 cups
- 4 eggs
- 2 c half and half
- ½ tsp cumin
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- 4 oz diced green chilies
- 2 c shredded cheese divided
Cook Chorizo sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until completely browned, about 5-8 minutes.
Using a slotted spoon, remove the sausage from the skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate. Set aside to drain.
Cut up loaf of bread into 1" cubes to make 8 cups. Place in a large bowl. Set aside.
Crack 4 eggs in a small bowl and beat well.
Mix in 2 cups of half and half, ½ tsp cumin, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper.
Pour egg mixture over bread cubes.
Add sausage, diced green chilies and 1 ¼ c of shredded cheese. Mix everything well.
Pour into a greased 9x13 and sprinkle ¾ c shredded cheese over the top.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until casserole is set in the middle.
Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.
Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 805mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 2mg