Cheesy Baked Eggs


This basically is eggs, on top of cheese, on top of cheese, on top of eggs making a delicious concoction of eggs, cheese, and flour. To add a little extra kick, add a small can of diced chiles or jalapenos into the mix. Serve with sour cream, salsa, and green taco sauce.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 12 eggs, beaten

  • 1 pound shredded pepper Jack cheese

  • 1 (16 ounce) container cottage cheese

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare a 9x13-inch baking dish with the melted butter.

  2. Whisk together the eggs, pepper Jack cheese, cottage cheese, flour, and salt in a large bowl. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until eggs are completely set, about 1 hour.

    low angle looking at a slice of cheesy baked eggs with a bite taken out
    dotdash meredith food studios

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

428 Calories
30g Fat
10g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 428
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 351mg 117%
Sodium 1095mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 29g
Calcium 379mg 29%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 156mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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