Green Chile Baked Eggs

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Spice up your weeknight dinner with this delicious dish.

  • Serves 10
  • Total Time: 60-70 minutes
  • Preparation Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 55-60 minutes


  • 10 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 7-ounce can green chili peppers, diced
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  • Preheat conventional oven to 400˚F.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13 pan.


  • In a large bowl, mix the eggs, flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir in the green chili peppers, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, and melted butter.
  • Pour mixture into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • Reduce heat to 325˚F and continue baking for 35-40 minutes or until firm.
  • Cool slightly and cut into squares.


For added protein, include cooked chicken, turkey or your favorite sausage. Make ahead and freeze to enjoy later.

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