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Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

This dish adds a little flare to your average morning! Great for serving to special guests or an early tailgate party! Easily doubled to for more servings.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: breakfast, casserole, chorizo, sausage
Servings: 8 people
Author: LittleBit

Equipment

  • 9x13 casserole dish or aluminum pan (for easy disposal)
  • Mixing bowl
  • Serrated bread knife

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb. chorizo, cooked
  • 6 slices white bread, decrusted and cubed
  • 6 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dry mustard, ground
  • pepper to taste

Garnish

  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • fresh salsa

Instructions

  • Mix together eggs and milk with dry seasonings.
  • Add in chorizo, cheese, and bread cubes. Fold until completely combined.
  • Pour into greased 9x13 baking dish; cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes before serving.
  • Have avocado slices and salsa available for garnish!

Notes

TIP:  Press out the excess when draining fat from chorizo!  We don't want to overpower the other flavors in the dish!