SPICY MEXICAN BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

SPICY MEXICAN BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

YIELDS: 12 Servings PREP TIME: 25 mins COOK TIME: 1 hr TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 25 mins
8 corn tortillas
4 links chorizo or sausage of your choice (about 1 1/4 lbs)
12 large eggs
1 onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can corn, rinsed and drained
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
1 poblano, diced
⅓ cup milk
1 jar red or green salsa
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
Optional Toppings
Diced avocado
Queso fresco
Diced red onion
Diced tomatoes
Cilantro
Tools 
Cutting board 
Knife
Large skillet 
Large bowl 
9 x 13” baking dish 
  1. Remove the sausage from the casings, crumble, and cook in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Once the sausage starts to brown, add the diced onion, peppers, and minced garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, until softened.
  3. Stir in the beans, corn, cumin, salt, milk, and salsa. Simmer until everything is heated through then remove from heat.
  4. Whisk the eggs together in a large bowl.
  5. Spray a 9 x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and layer with 4 of the corn tortillas. Add 1/2 the sausage mixture on top and sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese. Pour 1/2 of the whisked eggs over the top.
  6. Repeat with the remaining tortillas, sausage mixture, cheese, and eggs. Sprinkle or grate extra cheese on top, if desired, then cover with foil and transfer to the fridge overnight.
  7. Remove from the fridge 20 minutes before cooking. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  8. Cook, covered, for 45 minutes. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.
  9. Finish with the toppings of your choice and enjoy!

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