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Spicy Egg Bake Recipe

Spicy Egg Bake Recipe

This family favorite makes a wonderful brunch dish served with muffins and fresh fruit. It's also a great way to use up extra taco meat. Adjust the heat by choosing a hotter or milder salsa. —Michelle Jibben, Springfield, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared taco meat
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup salsa


  • 1. Unroll crescent roll dough into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Seal seams and perforations; set aside.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and water. In a large skillet, heat butter until hot. Add egg mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are almost set. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Sprinkle taco meat over dough. Layer with eggs, cheeses and salsa. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 481 calories, 32g fat (14g saturated fat), 327mg cholesterol, 981mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein

Reviews for Spicy Egg Bake

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2012

"Big hit with my kids. For the taco meat I used half ground turkey and half ground beef. Also added a few hash browns. Would also be good with a can of green chilis added. This is a keeper."

Reviewed Mar. 15, 2011

"I made this for my Bible study group and they all loved it, my husband loved it and I shared it with some dear friends and they loved it. So, in a nutshell, it is great, I highly recommend it."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"I loved this! I added mushrooms and black olives and used a southwestern flavored egg substitute for most of the eggs. I did end up increasing the cooking time to about 25 mins to make sure it was heated through."

Reviewed Jan. 22, 2011

"I added mushrooms and loved it"

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"I used sausage instead of beef and added browned hashbrowns. Loved it!"

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"Very easy to do and DELICIOUS! I would recommend it to you all... :)"

Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"Made this for the VBS teachers for breakfast. adults and teens like it!"

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