Mexican Style Baked Eggs

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If you look in my refrigerator on any given day, you’ll always find plenty of condiments, but not a whole lot of predictability. Though some people have standby foods that they eat day in and day out, I get bored quickly.

Even so, the one item that you’ll almost always find on my shelves is eggs. There are so many different ways that you can eat eggs so that they won’t actually get boring. Not to mention the fact that they are a key ingredient in most baked goods. And we all know how I feel about baked goods.

Recently, Land O’Lakes invited me to create a unique recipe featuring their all-natural farm-fresh eggs. Now that the weather is colder here in Chicago, hot breakfasts are in and this baked egg dish has heat in more ways than one.

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Mexican Style Baked Eggs
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 4 corn tortillas, roughly torn into pieces
  • 4 large Land O’Lakes eggs
  • 4 large Land O’Lakes egg whites
  • 2 links fully-cooked flavored chicken sausage (such as Aidell’s Habanero and Green Chile), diced
  • ¼ cup diced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Layer three of the torn tortillas on the bottom of a 9x13 casserole or baking dish. Top with the diced chicken sausage and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and egg whites with the chopped tomato and jalapeño pepper. Pour egg mixture over the tortillas and sausage and top with the fourth tortilla, torn into pieces, as well as the shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the egg mixture has completely set. Serve hot.
I was compensated by General Mills to develop this recipe.  All opinions here are my own.

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26 Comments

  • Reply
    Chrissy
    January 4, 2012 at 1:05 am

    mmm! Definintly going to make this for the volunteers at my church on Sunday! Thanks for the grand idea!

  • Reply
    The Teacher Cooks
    December 18, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    This really does look delicious. I’m always looking for new ways to use eggs. I always have them on hand.

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    Barbara Thompson
    December 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    Another great eggy dish, going to make it for our company later this month. Is there a particular reason you are using whole eggs plus egg whites? Our family has no chlorestrol issues which may be one reason. I’d like to use 6 whole eggs instead if that is the only reason. Thank you

  • Reply
    natalie (the sweets life)
    November 23, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    I absolutely love eggs as well—we always make sure to have plenty on hand! This sounds like a great use of them!

  • Reply
    Alana D
    November 22, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    I like this,nice way to kick up breakfast!

  • Reply
    brandi
    November 22, 2011 at 10:56 am

    i love dishes like this! the flavors sound great

  • Reply
    Alexis @ There She Goesa
    November 22, 2011 at 9:07 am

    this is my dream breakfast 🙂

  • Reply
    Kitchen Belleicious
    November 21, 2011 at 7:04 am

    Delicious- simply delicious. I love the savory goodness with the mexican flavors. Oh if only my dad could see this post- I will have to make this for him over christmas!

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    Sawsan@chef in disguise
    November 21, 2011 at 2:35 am

    I love the addition of tortilla!
    I totally agree, a warm breakfast on a cold morning gets the day off to a good start

  • Reply
    Daryl
    November 19, 2011 at 8:43 am

    This looks amazing. The eggs sure are the star of this. So few ingredients yet so incredibly delicious!

  • Reply
    Melissa@IWasBornToCook
    November 18, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    Love this!

  • Reply
    Tessa @ Handle the Heat
    November 18, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I’ve been rediscovering my love for eggs lately (they used to give me stomach eggs in high quantities) and this looks fabulous.

  • Reply
    Bev Weidner
    November 18, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    This is soooooo up my alley! My Mexican style baked eggs alley.

  • Reply
    katelin
    November 18, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    eggs are seriously my favorite breakfast food, mmmm this looks delicious.

  • Reply
    Kay
    November 18, 2011 at 10:12 am

    This looks easy and tasty!

  • Reply
    Courtney
    November 18, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Love me a breakfast casserole! This looks very tasty.

  • Reply
    Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray
    November 18, 2011 at 7:22 am

    Yum! Wish I had these for breakfast instead of my oatmeal!

  • Reply
    Wendy
    November 18, 2011 at 5:12 am

    this does sound good! Great job, Maris!

  • Reply
    EA-The Spicy RD
    November 18, 2011 at 12:15 am

    Looks delicious!!! You will always find eggs in my fridge too. Always!

  • Reply
    Elle
    November 17, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    These look great. I love eggs too and always have some on hand.

    I hope you will stop by my blog for a chance to win some Wasa Crispbreads/Flatbreads… they go good in a gir’s pantry!

  • Reply
    Jessica
    November 17, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    This sounds like the perfect breakfast!! Yum!

  • Reply
    Lindsay @ biking before bed
    November 17, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    I’ve never had baked eggs before but I love all of the ingredients so I can only imagine they are even better combined!

  • Reply
    thatShortChick
    November 17, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    Ohhhh YUM.

  • Reply
    Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray
    November 17, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    I love this recipe! This would definitely jazz up my breakfast routine–and I could make it ahead, which is an even bigger plus. I might try halving it to make it an 8×8, since it’s just little ol’ me here. 🙂

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    Roz
    November 17, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    Hi Maris. OOOH…this looks delicious! (and I’m like you, I get bored eating the same thing day after day!) Hope you are doing well! Take care.

  • Reply
    Mal @ The Chic Geek
    November 17, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    This sounds so yummy! I love salsa omelettes, so I am sure I’d love this too

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