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Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Do you have company coming or another reason to feed a crowd (or is your family the crowd)? This Mexican Breakfast Casserole is easy to pull together with whole foods and bakes up to a delicious breakfast, brunch, or even breakfast-for-dinner. My family likes it with salsa and Tabasco on the side. We love having breakfast for dinner, and this is a nice, hearty casserole that fills us up.

 

Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole | easy whole foods recipe | MoneywiseMoms

Yield: 8 servings

Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb potatoes, peeled and finely diced (or a bag of frozen hash browns)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 12 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup skim milk
  • 1 can (4 oz) diced green chilies
  • 1 1⁄2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 and prepare a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Add potatoes to bottom of dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle the onion and red pepper over the potatoes. Add half the green chiles and about half of the cheese to the top.
  • In a bowl, mix the eggs, milk and remaining green chiles.
  • Pour over the potato and vegetable mixture, then top with the rest of the cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 - 55 minutes. Check for doneness by inserting a knife in the center.
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    8

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 260Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 295mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 17g

    If you have leftovers, they're easy to reheat and serve in a tortilla for a morning breakfast burrito. That's also a way to stretch out the main casserole if you're feeding more than 8 people. Enjoy!

    Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole | easy whole foods recipe | MoneywiseMoms

    For more easy, family-friendly casserole recipes, follow my Captivating Casseroles board on Pinterest.

     

    Linked up to Tasty Tuesdays at Creative K Kids, Handmade Tuesdays at Ladybug Blessings, DIY Craft and Recipe Linkup at The SITS Girls, Weekend Bloggy Reading at Serenity Now, and On Display Thursday at Average But Inspired.

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    Shelly

    Monday 16th of March 2015

    Yummy! Looks delicious, and I always appreciate recipes for us vegetarians. Thanks for sharing at #ondisplaythursday!

    Ashley Mullen

    Thursday 12th of March 2015

    This looks gooood! Thank you for linking up to Creative K Kids' Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party. I have pinned your post to the Tasty Tuesdays Pinterest Board.

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