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Healthy Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Healthy Mexican breakfast casserole is so easy to prepare the night before and is a gluten-free and kid-friendly breakfast recipe!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 393 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter or olive oil
  • ¾ cup bell peppers
  • ¾ cup onions finely
  • 1 tsp. salt divided
  • ¾ tsp. pepper divided
  • ½ lb. ground sausage regular
  • ½ lb. ground beef or turkey 93/7
  • 2 tsp. taco seasoning gluten-free
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup canned sweet corn drained
  • 1 cup canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 12 large eggs
  • ¼ cup milk almond or soy milk
  • 8 corn tortillas cut into quarters
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Add butter, onions, and peppers to a large skillet and saute for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add ground sausage and beef. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until cooked through. Use a potato masher to crumble the meat.
  4. Add taco seasoning, ½ t. salt and ¼ t. pepper. Stir to combine.
  5. In a medium bowl combine salsa, corn, and black beans. Stir to combine.
  6. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  7. Layer half of the meat mixture, half of the salsa/corn mixture, 16 tortilla quarters, and 1 cup of cheese. Repeat all layers except for the last cheese layer.
  8. In a large bowl combine eggs, ¼ c. milk, ½ t. salt and ¼ t. pepper. Whisk to combine.
  9. Pour egg mixture over the layers and top with remaining cheese.
  10. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until middle stops jiggling.
  11. Serve with cilantro, green onions, avocados and extra salsa.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Mexican Breakfast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 259mg86%
Sodium 869mg38%
Potassium 452mg13%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1225IU25%
Vitamin C 17.1mg21%
Calcium 241mg24%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.