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Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Delicious for breakfast or brunch, this chorizo cheddar tortilla casserole is a big hit with everyone in the family.
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 310 kcal
  • 2 red bell peppers chopped
  • 1 poblano pepper chopped
  • 2 red onions chopped
  • 2 tsp salt divided
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 9 oz chicken chorizo sausage finely minced
  • 16 corn tortillas
  • 2 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • chopped scallions cilantro, and lime wedges for garnish
  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook peppers and onion over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes or until slightly softened. Add 1 tsp salt, cumin, garlic, and chorizo and heat through. 

  2. Coat slow cooker with cooking spray. Place 4 tortillas in bottom, top with 1/3 pepper mixture and ½ cup cheese. Repeat to make 3 layers and finish with 4 tortillas. 

  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, and remaining 1 tsp salt. Pour over casserole and top with remaining ½ cup cheddar cheese. Cover and bake on low for 6-8 hours or 2 hours on high. Serve garnished with scallion, cilantro, and lime wedges.

Recipe Notes

Serve with: Mexican Jicama Salad with Clementines, baby bell peppers and crudité, salsa, guacamole, and baked chips

Nutrition Facts
Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 187mg 62%
Sodium 856mg 36%
Potassium 384mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 19.1%
Vitamin C 46.3%
Calcium 18.5%
Iron 11.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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