Christmas Green Chile Egg Casserole

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My family demands this casserole every Christmas morning. I've only once dared to try something new, and this was sorely missed! Make this for a brunch and I guarantee you will get recipe requests. This family-favorite is not very healthy, so it only comes out for special occasions.

close up view of Christmas Green Chile Egg Casserole
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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 (16 ounce) package cottage cheese

  • 1 pound shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chiles

  • 10 eggs

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Set butter in a 6x10-inch casserole dish; place dish in the preheating oven until butter is melted.

  2. Mix cottage cheese, Jack cheese, green chiles, eggs, flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl using an electric hand mixer. Pour mixture into the melted butter in the casserole dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C); bake until middle of casserole is set, about 50 more minutes. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

481 Calories
38g Fat
7g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 481
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 22g 109%
Cholesterol 322mg 107%
Sodium 1235mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 19mg 95%
Calcium 530mg 41%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 237mg 5%

* 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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