Rating: 5 stars
87 Ratings
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This is the easiest and best egg casserole I have tried so far. My sweet mother-in-law shared this recipe with me. I make 3 or 4 at the time and keep them in the freezer to take to gatherings, feed guests, or surprise kids. Green chilies make it pop!

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Prepare a 10x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

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  • Mix eggs, cottage cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, green chiles, butter, flour, bacon, and baking powder together in a large bowl; pour into prepared baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until a toothpick inserted into the center of the casserole comes out clean, about 30 minutes more.

Cook's Notes:

For a healthier version, I use low-fat, low-moisture shredded mozzarella and skip the butter and meat. It tastes just as amazing!

Casserole can be made a night ahead and refrigerated or frozen for later use.

You can use turkey bacon or Canadian ham in place of bacon, if you wish.

Nutrition Facts

489 calories; protein 32.8g; carbohydrates 8.7g; fat 35.8g; cholesterol 274.1mg; sodium 1129.8mg. Full Nutrition
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