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Southwestern Brunch Eggs

Company coming? Brunch prep is a snap when you put your slow cooker to work with a cheesy egg and potato recipe sure to please a crowd.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 3 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

5
cups frozen shredded hash-brown potatoes (from 30-oz bag)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
16
eggs
1
cup half-and-half
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa

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Steps

  • 1 In microwavable 3- to 4-quart slow cooker insert or medium bowl, microwave potatoes on High 3 minutes 30 seconds to 4 minutes, stirring once, until thawed. Stir in beans. With back of spoon, press mixture in bottom and 2 to 3 inches up side of slow cooker; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper with wire whisk until well blended. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, until eggs are almost set.
  • 3 Spoon half of egg mixture into slow cooker; top with half each of the soup, cheese and salsa. Layer with remaining egg mixture, soup, cheese and salsa.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 1 In microwavable 3- to 4-quart slow cooker insert or medium bowl, microwave potatoes on High 3 minutes 30 seconds to 4 minutes, stirring once, until thawed. Stir in beans. With back of spoon, press mixture in bottom and 2 to 3 inches up side of slow cooker; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper with wire whisk until well blended. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, until eggs are almost set.
  • 3 Spoon half of egg mixture into slow cooker; top with half each of the soup, cheese and salsa. Layer with remaining egg mixture, soup, cheese and salsa.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours.

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A microwave-safe slow cooker container is one that removes from the cooking unit and is made of microwave-safe material such as pottery or ceramic glass. Never microwave the cooking unit part of a slow cooker.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
315mg
315%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.