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Southwestern Egg Casserole Recipe

The more time I spend in the kitchen, the happier I am! These baked eggs with a true Southwestern flavor are perfect to serve when entertaining overnight guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 eggs
  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into eggs (batter will be lumpy). Add cheeses, butter and chiles. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 330 calories, 25 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 239 mg cholesterol, 560 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.