Recipe By Ellenheart
Published Mar 6th
Prep 15m Cook 1h Additional 8h 30m Ready In 9h 45m
Servings 12 servings Calories 351

Try this recipe for a spicy, flavorful alternative to the typical sausage and egg breakfast casserole. It is gluten free, too!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon oil, or as needed
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pound chorizo sausage
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. 2 Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add oil, onion, and bell pepper. Cook until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. 3 Heat a second skillet over medium-high heat and cook chorizo until browned on the outside, about 5 minutes. Continue cooking, chopping chorizo with a spatula, until it becomes loose like ground meat, about 5 minutes more. Drain and discard grease. Set aside.
  4. 4 Whisk eggs, milk, mustard, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl. Stir in 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, cooked onion mixture, chorizo, and hash brown potatoes. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish, cover with aluminum foil, and refrigerate overnight.
  5. 5 Remove casserole from the refrigerator 30 minutes ahead of time. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  6. 6 Bake covered casserole in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese on top. Return to the oven and bake until a fork inserted in the middle comes out clean, about 30 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 351
  • Carbohydrate 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol 165.4 mg
  • Fat 27.2 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 19.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 11.8 g
  • Sodium 667.5 mg
  • Sugar 3 g

Chef's Notes

For a spicier option, add some diced jalapenos, chiles, purple onion, or diced red pepper. Use gluten-free Bisquick(R) (3/4 cup) in place of the hash browns. Likewise, you can substitute almond milk or another non-dairy option for regular milk.


  1. I didn't have chorizo - used bulk pork sausage instead. It was a big hit at our New Year's Day brunch. Would make again & would like to try it with the chorizo..

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