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Makeover Farm Girl Breakfast Casserole

I served this lightened-up makeover casserole to my husband, Ken. He said it was fluffy—and very good! —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups 1% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese or reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs and egg substitute on medium-high speed for 3 minutes or until light and lemon-colored. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in the cottage cheese, 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese and chiles.
  • Pour into a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 210 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.

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  • jtermont
    Mar 4, 2015

    This was very good and easy to make. Great source of protein. I served it with sour cream and really liked it like that. I would definitely make this again.

  • lurky27
    Jan 22, 2013

    Oh so delicious! I used 10 eggs and fat-free cottage cheese and it turned out perfectly.~ Theresa

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    Oct 15, 2012

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    May 4, 2011

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  • busybrock
    Apr 28, 2011

    I halved this recipe for my husband and myself. It was excellent and not near the calories as in the original. Easy too!!

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    Apr 9, 2011

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