Southwest Brunch Casserole

This hearty brunch casserole with Southwestern flavors will please both vegetarians and non-vegetarian guests. 

Serves: Makes 12 servings.
25 mins Prep time 50 mins Cook time
25 mins Prep time
50 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir 3 minutes or until softened.

  • Spread 1/2 of the bread cubes in 13x9-inch baking dish. Layer with 1/2 each of the onion mixture, beans, Cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese. Repeat layers.

  • Beat eggs in medium bowl until foamy. Add milk, chili powder, oregano, cumin and salt; beat until well blended. Pour evenly over top. Press bread cubes lightly into egg mixture until completely covered. Let stand 10 minutes.

  • Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set and top is golden brown.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 275Calories: 275Cholesterol: 121mg
  • Sodium: 633mgProtein: 14g
  • Total Fat: 15gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 21g