Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Southwestern Egg & Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Here’s an excellent, make-ahead meal for brunch!

Southwestern Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole


18 eggs
2 small cans green chiles, chopped
1 1/2 pounds cooked breakfast sausage
2 1/2 cups grated Monterey jack cheese
1 onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
sour cream


~Spray crock pot with Pam. Starting with sausage, layer meat, chiles, onions, peppers, and cheese, repeating the layering process until all ingredients are used and ending with a layer of cheese.

~Beat eggs, then pour over mixture in crock pot. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours (or overnight).

~Serve with sour cream and salsa.

~Serves 10

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