• Prep Time: 30mins
  • Cooking Time: NA
  • Serves: 8

Slow-Cooker Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Category: Breakfast, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb bulk chorizo or sweet Italian sausage, cooked, drained
  • 9 corn tortillas
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped, or 1 finely chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup Thick 'n Chunky salsa


Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place 3 tortillas in slow cooker, tearing if needed to cover bottom.
2In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk and chile with whisk. Reserve 2 tablespoons chopped bell pepper, 2 tablespoons green onions and 3/4 cup cheese; set aside.
3Top tortillas in slow cooker with half of the sausage, remaining bell pepper, green onions and cheese. Repeat layers. Top with remaining 3 tortillas, tearing if needed to cover mixture. Pour egg mixture over tortillas.
4Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or on High heat setting 2 to 3 hours or until temperature reaches 160°F and center is set.
5Sprinkle with reserved cheese, bell pepper, green onions and the cilantro. Remove foil before serving by loosening edges with table knife. Serve with salsa and avocado slices, if desired.

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