Healthy Green Chile Mexican Breakfast Casserole

square of Mexican breakfast casserole on a white plate with a gold fork.

This healthy Mexican breakfast casserole with green chiles, beans, corn, and tortillas is always a crowd pleaser! It’s easy to make, so flavorful, and can even be prepped ahead. (vegetarian, gluten-free)




  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly oil an 8-inch square baking dish.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium low heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring until softened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in green chiles, beans and corn. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, cumin, salt and pepper.
  5. In the dish baking dish, layer half of the tortillas, half of the bean mixture, and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Pour half of the egg mixture over the top.
  6. Repeat with the remaining ingredients: the remaining tortillas, bean mixture, then eggs, sprinkling the remaining 1 cup cheese on top.
  7. Cover with foil and bake 30-35 minutes, or until eggs are set. Remove foil and bake an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.
  8. Remove from oven and top with cilantro, avocado, red onion, and any other toppings you’d like.


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