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Cheesy Southwest Egg Bake

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  35 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Everything you love about breakfast in one delicious pan. In the oven in 20 minutes!

1
package (12 oz) bulk chorizo or spicy pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped onion
3/4
cup chopped bell pepper (any color)
10
eggs
1/4
cup whipping cream
2
cups shredded pepper Jack or Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
1
teaspoon red pepper flakes
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated original biscuits
1
tablespoon vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch ovenproof skillet, cook sausage, onion and bell pepper over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Remove mixture from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs and cream. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese, the pepper flakes and sausage mixture. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into 6 pieces.
  • 3 Spread oil in bottom of skillet. Place biscuits in skillet. Pour sausage mixture over biscuits. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until egg mixture is set and crust is deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Chorizo, a coarsely ground pork sausage highly seasoned with garlic, chili powder and other spices, is widely used in Mexican and Spanish cooking. Spicy pork sausage can be used in this recipe instead of the chorizo.

This recipe can also be made in a cast-iron skillet as directed. Don't have an ovenproof skillet? Bake in a greased or sprayed 13x9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until egg mixture is set and crust is deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
205mg
69%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
18g
18%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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