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Green Chili Egg Puff

 Green Chili Egg Puff
Green chilies add a touch of Southwest flavor to this fluffy egg dish. The cottage cheese offers nice texture, and people always love the gooey Montery Jack cheese melted throughout. —Laurel Leslie, Sonora, California
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.


  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs on medium-high speed for 3 minutes or
  • until light and lemon-colored. Combine the flour, baking powder and
  • salt; gradually add to eggs and mix well. Stir in the cheeses and
  • chilies.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center
  • comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 376 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 318 mg cholesterol, 865 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.