Queso Fundido Strata
12 ounces uncooked chorizo sausage
3 cups milk
6 BAYS English Muffins, any variety
8 ounces shredded pepper jack, Monterey jack, or co-jack cheese, divided
1 small tomato, seeded, diced
1/2 ripe avocado, diced
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Grease 9×13-inch baking dish.
Cook chorizo in large skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until cooked through, stirring occasionally and breaking up pieces with wooden spoon. Drain grease, if necessary.
Beat eggs and milk in large bowl with whisk until blended. Cut muffins into quarters. Add 1-1/2 cups of the cheese to bowl and muffins, separating all pieces. Gently fold in chorizo; pour into dish, pressing muffins into egg mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes or until light golden brown and heated through. Let stand 10 minutes. Top with tomato, avocado and cilantro. Serve with salsa.
10 to 12