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postheadericon Tex-Mex Brunch Bake

4.50 avg. rating (89% score) - 8 votes

Tex-Mex Brunch Bake is an easy, quick (45) minute recipe for a delicious and spicy breakfast or brunch. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) per serving recipe. Ingredients include onions, green chiles, Monterey Jack cheese and cayenne pepper. Makes: (6) servings. Tex-Mex Brunch Bake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.tex-mex-brunch-bake

Prep Time: 20 Minutes:
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes:

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
2 Tbsp butter
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
2 (4 oz) cans whole green chiles
1 cup shredded hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
4 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp garlic salt
Dash of ground cayenne pepper
Salsa, optional

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add onion. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in flour.

3. Spray a 9-inch glass pie pan with non-stick cooking spray. Slit chiles lengthwise; remove seeds, if necessary. Arrange chiles over bottom and up sides of pie pan; sprinkle with cheese.

4. Beat eggs slightly in a bowl; stir in milk, garlic salt and cayenne pepper until well mixed. Stir in onion mixture; pour over cheese. Bake 25-30 minutes or until eggs are set and top is golden brown. Top with salsa, if desired.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe.

Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1/2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 180, Fat 12g, Saturated Fat, 4g, Cholesterol: 170mg. Sodium: 700mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 10g

Original recipe and image from: Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/2700/mexican-onion-chile-pie

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