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Southwest Breakfast Strata Recipe

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This recipe for Southwest Breakfast Strata, by , is from Florence Hardy's 80th Birthday Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melonie (Hardy) Ballenger
Added: Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound mild ground pork sausage
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
6 oz diced tomatoes and green chiles (you have to buy a 10 oz can)
1 14 oz can diced tomatoes
8-10 inch tortillas, torn into bite size pieces (flour)
3 cups (12oz) shredded Colby-jack cheese blend
6 large eggs
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sausage over med high heat, stirring until it crumbles and no longer pink. Drain well and return to skillet. Add: onion and bell pepper and saute 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes and green chiles, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Layer half of tortilla pieces, sausage mix and cheese in a lightly greased 9x13 baking dish. Repeat layers. Whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Pour over layers in baking dish. Cover and chill up to 8 hours, if desired. Baked lightly covered with aluminum foil at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden and bubby (may take longer if chilled prior to baking)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of my favorite recipes. Happy Birthday!

 

 

 

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