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Southwest Breakfast Strata Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindy Looney
Added: Monday, October 16, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. mild ground sausage
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
2(10-oz)cans diced tomatoes and green chilies
8(10-inch) flour tortillas, torn ino bite size pieces
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded colby-Jack cheese blend
6 large eggs
2 cups milk
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium high heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain and return to skillet. Add chopped onion and bell pepper to sausage in skillet, and saute over medium high heat 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes and green chilies, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Layer half each of tortilla pieces, sausage mixture, and cheese in a lightly greased 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Repeat layers. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over layers in baking dish. Cover and chill up to 8 hours, if desired. Bake, lightly covered with aluminum foil at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

 

 

 

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