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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 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared taco meat
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup salsa


  • 1. Unroll crescent roll dough into a greased 13x9-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.

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gramcayo User ID: 5095727 261850
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2017

"Pretty frustrating when a recipe is unclear. What is taco meat? I use chicken, ground beef, beans and many other things in my tacos so ?"

Dable User ID: 6264757 161183
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."

violetuniverse User ID: 4028150 67665
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."

cctp1016 User ID: 1672997 135667
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."

annie40g User ID: 3718415 161181
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2011 Edited Feb. 27, 2017

"I added mushrooms and loved it"

BerlieG User ID: 977255 157393
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

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

JennieTorres User ID: 5673522 136353
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

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

hevnbndmum User ID: 1650999 107781
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

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

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