Mexican Breakfast Egg and Chorizo Casserole


Mexican Breakfast Egg and Chorizo Casserole
Mexican Breakfast Egg and Chorizo Casserole

Mexican Breakfast Egg and Chorizo Casserole

Prep Time:5 minutes Cook Time:45 minutes Total Time:50 minutes Servings: 8

A tasty Mexican style egg breakfast casserole with spicy chorizo, cheddar and jalapenos! Easy, tasty and satisfying!

ingredients
  • 12 ounces Mexican style chorizo sausage, casings removed
  • 1 small onion, diced (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped (optional)
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced or iced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped (optional)
directions
  1. Cook the sausage and onions in a pan over medium-high heat until cooked, breaking the sausage into pieces as it cooks, before adding the garlic and cooking until fragrant, about a minute.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients and pour into a greased 9×13 inch baking pan and bake a preheated 350F/180C oven until the eggs are set and the top is lightly golden brown, about 25-30 minutes.
  3. Let cool a bit before slicing and serving!

Option: Replace the chorizo sausage with Italian sausage, or breakfast sausage.
Option: Serve topped with sliced avocado, and/or salsa, sour cream, queso fresco, etc.
Option: Add extras like diced bell peppers, tomatoes, black beans, etc.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 372, Fat 28g (Saturated 11g, Trans 0.1g), Cholesterol 296mg, Sodium 810mg, Carbs 2g (Fiber 0.1g, Sugars 1g), Protein 24g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam



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