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New Mexican Huevos Rancheros Casserole

New Mexican Huevos Rancheros Casserole

Betty Crocker

Betty Crocker

YIELD: 6 Servings

PREP: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 5 corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese (finely shredded, blend)
  • 1/2 lb New Mexico chorizo (smoked cooked, coarsely chopped)
  • 1 cup New Mexico Green Chile (roasted, peeled, chopped)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp ground pepper
  • salsa

Instructions

  1. Spray 8 inch square baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place 4 tortillas in bottom of dish, overlapping as necessary, about 1/2 to 1 inch up sides of dish. Cut the last tortilla in half, and then into strips.
  3. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese over tortillas in dish. Top with New Mexican chorizo, half cup New Mexico chile and 1/2 cup cheese.
  4. Arrange tortilla strips over cheese.
  5. In medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, remaining 1/2 cup New Mexico Green Chile, oregano and pepper; beat well. Pour over mixture in baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; press lightly into egg mixture.
  7. Cover with foil and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  8. Heat oven to 350. Bake covered casserole 30 minutes.
  9. Uncover, bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with salsa.



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