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Spanish-Style Breakfast Bake

Where I live in Texas, there are a lot of Mexican and Spanish influences in the local cooking. This interesting combination of rice, chili sauce, eggs and green peppers really adds some punch to your breakfast.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled, divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bottled chili sauce
  • 12 large eggs
  • 12 thinly sliced green pepper rings

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the rice, 1-1/2 cups cheese, 1/2 cup bacon, tomato sauce and chili sauce. Pat firmly into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  • Using the back of a spoon, make twelve 2-in. wells in the rice mixture. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven; break an egg into each well. Press a green pepper ring around each egg.
  • Cover and bake for another 30-35 minutes or until eggs reach desired doneness. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bacon; cover and let stand 5-10 minutes or until cheese melts.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 268 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 238mg cholesterol, 594mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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