Fiesta Tortilla Brunch Bake

Submitted by Darlene Buerger to the 2019 Taste of America Challenge

Preparation time: 35 minutes

Baking time: 45 minutes

1 cup canned Red Gold Tomatoes with green chilies, drained

8 oz Pepper-Jack cheese, shredded

¼ cup chopped green onions

1½ cups half and half or whole milk

5 large eggs

1 teaspoon Bolner Fiesta Southwest style Fajita seasoning

½ teaspoon Bolner Fiesta Ground Comino

½ teaspoon Bolner Fiesta Garlic Powder

8, 8-inch corn tortillas

8 oz Wampler’s Hot or Mild sausage, browned, drained

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cooked sausage and tomatoes with green chilies in small bowl. Place 4-corn tortillas on the bottom of greased 9 inch round baking pan or glass pie pan. Sprinkle with half of browned sausage mixture. Sprinkle half of cheese and half of green onions over sausage. Layer with remaining tortillas, sausage, cheese and green onions. Combine half and half or milk, eggs, fajita seasoning, comino and garlic, in medium bowl. Beat with wire whisk until well mixed. Pour mixture over cheese and sausage. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa, sour cream and sliced green onions, if desired.