Southwest Breakfast CasseroleSouthwest Breakfast Casserole
Southwest Breakfast Casserole
Southwest Breakfast Casserole
Whether you prefer to call it casserole or hotdish, this hearty breakfast is a great way to start the day and is filled with veggies, eggs, hashbrowns, plus a generous helping of Colby jack.
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Southwest Breakfast Casserole
Prep Time20 Minutes
Servings12
Cook Time80 Minutes
Ingredients
16 oz mild, medium or hot pork sausage, thawed
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles, drained
1 (16 oz) jar mild or medium picante sauce divided
1 tsp cumin
1 (30) oz package frozen country style hash browns
3 cups shredded colby jack cheese
8 large eggs
1 1/4 cups 2% milk
Directions
  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and crumble sausage, onions and bell peppers until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in green chiles, 1 cup picante sauce and cumin; set aside.
  2. Place potatoes in a greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with 1½ cups cheese and sausage mixture.
  3. In large bowl, whisk eggs and milk until well combined; pour over casserole. Top with remaining cheese. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  4. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350°F oven until knife inserted in center comes out clean (about 50-60 minutes). Serve with remaining picante sauce.
20 minutes
Prep Time
80 minutes
Cook Time
12
Servings

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Makes 12 servings
16 oz mild, medium or hot pork sausage, thawed
Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Regular Breakfast Sausage Roll, 16 ounces
Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Regular Breakfast Sausage Roll, 16 ounces, 16 Ounce
$6.99$0.44/oz
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
Produce Yellow Onions
Produce Yellow Onions, 0.75 Pound
$1.49 avg/ea$1.99/lb
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
Produce Red Bell Pepper
Produce Red Bell Pepper, 1 Each
$1.67 was $2.49
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles, drained
La Preferida Green Chiles, Diced, Mild
La Preferida Green Chiles, Diced, Mild, 4 Ounce
$1.59$0.40/oz
1 (16 oz) jar mild or medium picante sauce divided
Pace® Picante Sauce, Medium
Pace® Picante Sauce, Medium, 16 Ounce
$3.69$0.23/oz
1 tsp cumin
Essential Everyday Cumin, Ground
Essential Everyday Cumin, Ground, 2 Ounce
$3.39$1.70/oz
1 (30) oz package frozen country style hash browns
Mr Dells Hash Browns, Shredded
Mr Dells Hash Browns, Shredded, 30 Ounce
$4.29 was $4.49$0.14/oz
3 cups shredded colby jack cheese
Essential Everyday Cheese Blend, Colby Jack, Classic Cut
Essential Everyday Cheese Blend, Colby Jack, Classic Cut, 8 Ounce
$2.79$0.35/oz
8 large eggs
Cub Eggs, Large
Cub Eggs, Large, 12 Each
$2.49$0.21 each
1 1/4 cups 2% milk
Cub Milk, Low Fat, 1% Milkfat
Cub Milk, Low Fat, 1% Milkfat, 0.5 Gallon
$2.29$4.58/gal

Directions

  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and crumble sausage, onions and bell peppers until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in green chiles, 1 cup picante sauce and cumin; set aside.
  2. Place potatoes in a greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with 1½ cups cheese and sausage mixture.
  3. In large bowl, whisk eggs and milk until well combined; pour over casserole. Top with remaining cheese. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  4. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350°F oven until knife inserted in center comes out clean (about 50-60 minutes). Serve with remaining picante sauce.