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Southwest Tortilla Bake

By September 12, 2017Recipes

Southwest Tortilla Bake


Ok, can you say YUM!?  Got a hankering for some excellent mexican with a unique southwest twist?  Then give this great recipe a try:


1/2 pound mild ground pork sausage
1/2 pound choriso
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
2 (10-ounce) cans diced tomatoes and green chiles
8 (10-inch) flour tortillas, torn into bite-size pieces
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded colby-Jack cheese blend
6 large eggs
2 cups half and half
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

Step 1
Cook sausage and choriso in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain and return to skillet.

Step 2
Add chopped onion and bell pepper to sausage in skillet, and sauté over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes and green chiles; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

Step 3
Layer half each of tortilla pieces, sausage mixture, and cheese in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Repeat layers.

Step 4
Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper; pour over layers in baking dish. Cover and chill up to 8 hours, if desired.

Step 5
Bake, lightly covered with aluminum foil, at 350° for 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.


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