Baked Breakfast Taquitos


Posted: June 10

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 16 servings

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Step up your breakfast game with these tasty Baked Breakfast Taquitos! They’re stuffed with sausage, peppers, eggs, and cheese—all your favorite breakfast flavors. These taquitos take just 35 minutes to whip up, so you can make them even when things get hectic! You can even save your leftovers to enjoy later on in the week. Baked Breakfast Taquitos are crunchy, cheesy, and hearty, exactly what you need to get the morning started right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with this recipe, it’s also the most delicious!


Ingredients

• 4 tablespoons butter, melted and divided • 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed • 1 medium onion, chopped • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 6 eggs • 16 small flour tortillas, whole wheat or white • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded • salsa, optional, for serving • sour cream, optional, for serving

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with 2 tablespoons of the melted butter.

Step 2

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the sausage until cooked through, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 3

Drain the excess grease from the skillet.

Step 4

Add the onion and garlic to the skillet until the onion is soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add the peppers and cook for 1 minute.

Step 6

Add the Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Step 7

Whisk together the eggs in a separate mixing bowl.

Step 8

Pour the beaten eggs over the sausage mixture.

Step 9

Cook the eggs until scrambled, about 5 minutes.

Step 10

Assemble the taquitos by scooping a few tablespoons of the sausage mixture on each of the tortillas.

Step 11

Top the mixture with the cheddar cheese.

Step 12

Tightly roll the tortillas.

Step 13

Place the rolled tortillas into the prepared baking dish.

Step 14

Brush the tortillas with the remaining 2 tablespoons of the melted butter.

Step 15

Bake until the tortillas are golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Step 16

Serve with salsa and sour cream while warm!


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