Slow Cooker Overnight Southwestern Brunch Bake | Grapefruit Halves (with a twist)

*Requires resting overnight-just pop it in first thing in the morning and enjoy a hassle-free brunch! *Serves 6-8. This works best if you have a slow cooker with a removable insert. Prep time: 20 minutes plus overnight Cook time: 3 hours on high or 7 hours on low

per serving: 536 calories; 31 grams protein; 43 grams total fat; 1 gram fiber; 16 grams saturated fat; 6 grams carbohydrates; 319 mgs cholesterol; 981 mgs sodium; 14 WW points plus

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Slow Cooker Overnight Southwestern Brunch Bake

Ingredients

2 pounds ground Italian sausage (can sub chorizo)

4 6-inch corn tortillas cut into 1-inch strips

8 large eggs

3/4 cups milk

1 teaspoon ground cumin

cooking spray

2 4-ounce cans diced green chiles divided

2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese divided

1/8 teaspoon paprika more to taste

1 tomato thinly sliced

1 cup prepared chunky salsa

1 cup sour cream

Instructions


[1]
Cook the sausage in a large skillet over medium high heat, until browned, breaking up chunks, for 810 minutes.
[2]
In a large bowl, mix eggs, milk and cumin and set aside. Drain sausage and set aside.
[3]
In slow cooker coated with cooking spray, layer half the green chilies, half the tortilla strips, half the sausage and half the cheese. Repeat layers.
[4]
Pour egg mixture over layers and sprinkle with paprika to taste. Cover and refrigerate the insert overnight.
[5]
Top mixture with tomato slices and cook for 3 hours on high or 7 hours on low.. Serve topped with a dollop of sour cream and salsa, to taste.

Grapefruit Halves (with a twist)

Ingredients

2 grapefruits cut in half

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

3 tablespoons slivered almonds

Instructions

Preheat broiler.
[1]
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon and almonds. With a sharp knife, cut around the edge of the grapefruits, then separate into segments. Sprinkle sugar mixture over the top of the grapefruits and place on a baking sheet.
[2]
Place under broiler. Heat until just browned on top and serve. (Be careful not to overcook!)