Slow Cooker Sausage and Green Chile Breakfast Casserole
Easy and low carb breakfast casserole with green chiles, sausage and plenty of cheese!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 35 mins
- 1 lb. breakfast sausage browned and drained (Jimmy Dean or store brand)
- 8 oz. diced fire-roasted green chiles DRAINED VERY WELL! (two 4-oz. cans)
- ½ cup sliced green onion plus more for serving
- 2½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese divided
- 10 eggs
- ½ cup sour cream
- ¼ tsp. salt
- ⅛ tsp. pepper
Spray the slow cooker with non-stick spray. Place cooked sausage down in an even layer. Then sprinkle over 1 cup of cheese, green chiles and green onions.
In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, sour cream, salt and pepper until smooth.
Pour this mixture over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours and 15 minutes. Do not open the lid during the cooking time or you will risk the eggs not setting up correctly.
After the cooking time is done add the remaining 1.5 cups of cheese and cover for about 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
Sprinkle with additional green onion if desired and enjoy!
Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 387mg | Sodium: 1141mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 428mg | Iron: 3mg