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Southwest Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole, chorizo recipe, breakfast casserole, tater tot casserole, breakfast ideas, spicy breakfast recipe, brunch recipe

Southwest Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 70 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Southwest Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is a breakfast packed with spicy chorizo, red and green bell pepper, yellow onion, eggs, tater tots and cheese.


  • 1 pound chorizo, (mild or hot)
  • 1 green bell pepper, (diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper, (diced)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, (diced)
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, (shredded)
  • 1 pound tater tots, (frozen)
  • salt
  • pepper

Optional Toppings

  • parsley or cilantro
  • salsa
  • guacamole
  • hot sauce


  1. Gather ingredients, cutting board, knife, pan, 2.5 quart casserole dish, aluminum foil, mixing bowl, whisk, measuring cup and kitchen utensils.
  2. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Dice the bell peppers and onion.
  4. On stove top, brown the chorizo.
  5. Drain the excess fat from chorizo and then place into casserole dish.
  6. Mix in the diced bell peppers and onion.
  7. In the mixing bowl add 10 eggs, 1/2 cup of milk and salt and pepper to taste. Whisk well and add to casserole dish.
  8. Layer the tater tots on top of the casserole, followed by shredded cheese.
  9. Cover casserole with aluminum foil and cook in oven for 1 hour.
  10. Remove foil cover, let cook another 10 minutes.
  11. Let cool 5 minutes and serve with some fresh parsley or any other toppings you want!
  • Category: Breakfast