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. Using eggs for dinner recipes is a frugal way to feed the family.
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. If you need an easy breakfast, brunch, or quick dinner this is the recipe for you!
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For those of you looking for more breakfast recipes you'll find some good options in Hearty Breakfast Sandwiches, Breakfast for Dinner, Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole, Banana Blueberry Breakfast Muffins, and Rosemary Potatoes!
When to serve this tasty casserole recipe:
This is technically a breakfast casserole because the base is eggs. You can always serve it up for brunch as well. I like to serve this Mexican breakfast casserole for dinner as well. It's such an easy recipe that it makes a great anytime of day meal.
Can I add meat to this recipe?
You can absolutely add some meat to this one if you like. I don't usually put the meat into the recipe itself. It's already loaded with protein so it doesn't really need the meat for protein. You can serve up some bacon, sausage, or even chorizo with this tasty breakfast recipe!
What will I need to make this Mexican breakfast casserole?
This recipe uses simple, wholesome, easy to find ingredients. You'll be able to grab all of these things easily in your next grocery order so you can try out this delicious Mexican breakfast casserole.
For this hearty breakfast recipe you'll need potatoes, onions, peppers, eggs, skim milk, diced green chilies, shredded cheddar cheese, and then add salt and pepper to taste! That's all!
Can you believe it?! If you really like to add meat to your casseroles you can throw in some bacon or sausage. Chorizo would be great with this casserole.
How to make a meatless Mexican casserole for breakfast:
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.
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!
Looking for more family friendly casseroles?
For more easy, family-friendly casserole recipes, follow my Captivating Casseroles board on Pinterest. You can also find some more casseroles linked below:
- Taco Chicken Casserole
- 25+ Budget Casserole Recipes for Dinner
- Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole
- Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole
- 7 Easy Casserole Recipes
- Green Chile Chicken Casserole
- Taco Cornbread Casserole
- Chicken Caesar Casserole
- Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese Casserole
Printable Mexican Breakfast Casserole Recipe:
- 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
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 260Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 295mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 17g