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southwest breakfast bake

Southwest Breakfast Bake: Whole30, Paleo, Keto

  • Author: Jen Lopez
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Breakfast



For the meat:

  • 1 lb ground beef (I used 90/10)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the sauce:

  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder (you can omit this if you don't have it on hand but it adds such a good flavor to the sauce!)


  • 6 eggs
  • cilantro for garnish


  1. Prejeat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x11 casserole dish with parchment paper
  2. To prepare the meat, heat avocado oil in a medium skillet and once hot, add in garlic and onions sautéing until onions are translucent
  3. Add in bell peppers and sauté until they begin to soften, about 4 minutes
  4. Add ground beef to skillet and 1 tsp chili powder. Cook until fully done, breaking into crumbles
  5. Once beef is ready, remove from heat and add to the bottom of your casserole dish
  6. Add tomatoes sauce, diced green chiles, 1 tsp chili powder, chipotle powder and cumin to heated skillet
  7. Allow to come to a simmer then remove from heat and add to the casserole dish topping your meat mixture
  8. Crack 6 eggs evenly spaced over the top of your casserole
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until eggs are set
  10. Divide into 6 portions and serve!