Texas Two-Step Breakfast Casserole

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Michelle London

By
@innkeeperchef

I made some modifications to a typical Southwest breakfast casserole recipe. I love this recipe because I can make it up the night before and bake it in the morning. Egg casseroles can often be a bit dry, but this one comes out moist and delicious every time!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a quick and hearty breakfast casserole. We were a bit leery there wouldn't be enough eggs (with all the other goodies packed in here), but it was perfect. It has a Tex-Mex flair to it with the green chilies, onion, and seasoning. When served with a little sour cream and pico it tastes like a breakfast taco. Great for breakfast or brunch, but could be enjoyed for dinner too. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 can(s)
    mild chilies, drained very well (1 7 oz. can and 1 4 oz. can)
  • 8
    corn tortillas, cut into strips
  • 1 pkg
    bulk breakfast sausage (12 oz.), cooked and drained
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion, diced
  • 8
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream (can substitute milk or half and half)
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt or powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    pepper jack or cheddar cheese (or a combination), shredded
  • 2 small
    roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • ·
    sour cream, optional
  • ·
    pico de gallo, optional
  • ·
    romaine lettuce leaves, optional

How to Make Texas Two-Step Breakfast Casserole

About Texas Two-Step Breakfast Casserole

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southwestern
Collection: Casserole Crazy
Other Tag: For Kids
Recipe For: The Best Sausage



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