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King Ranch Breakfast Bake

King Ranch Breakfast Bake
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Our King Ranch Breakfast Bake recipe was inspired by all those hardworking Texas ranch-hands who always start their day with a hearty breakfast. This Tex-Mex style breakfast casserole is absolutely stuffed with everything your gang needs to get the day going!

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 (16-ounce) French bread loaf, cubed
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (14-1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chilies, drained
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10 eggs
  • 1 (10-1/2-ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups milk

What to Do

  1. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Place bread cubes, tortilla strips, chicken, and 2 cups cheese in baking dish; toss together until well blended.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil; saute bell pepper, onion, and garlic 5 to 7 minutes, or until soft. Stir in tomatoes, chilies, chili powder, and salt and cook 5 minutes, or until heated through.
  3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, soup, and milk; mix well. Pour over bread mixture, then spoon vegetable mixture on top. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours, or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Uncover baking dish, sprinkle remaining cheese on top, and bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until set in center.


There's a dinner-style version of this casserole too - check out our King Ranch Casserole!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 528
  • Calories from Fat 228
  • Total Fat 25g 39 %
  • Saturated Fat 11g 53 %
  • Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Protein 35g 70 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 301mg 100 %
  • Sodium 1,238mg 52 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 40g 13 %
  • Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16 %
  • Sugars 6.8g 0 %

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