Easy Huevos Rancheros Casserole


Cumin, garlic, and chili powder add a little kick to this egg and potato casserole. It's delicious for a brunch or a light dinner.

Easy Huevos Rancheros Casserole
Photo: Marty Baldwin
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 32 ounce package frozen fried potato nuggets

  • 12 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 8 ounce package shredded Mexican cheese blend

  • 1 16 ounce jar thick and chunky salsa

  • 1 8 ounce carton dairy sour cream

  • Snipped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange potato nuggets in dish.

  2. In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, milk, oregano, cumin, chili powder, and garlic powder. Beat with a rotary beater or wire whisk until combined. Pour egg mixture over potato nuggets.

  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Sprinkle cheese evenly over egg mixture. Bake about 3 minutes more or until cheese melts. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Top with salsa, sour cream, and cilantro. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
21g Fat
26g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 238mg 79%
Sodium 823mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 36%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 473mg 10%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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