5 from 8 votes
Green Chili Egg Casserole is an easy overnight breakfast casserole that is perfect for Christmas morning or any brunch occasion all year long!
Green Chili Egg Cassserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Green Chili Egg Casserole is an easy overnight breakfast casserole that is perfect for Christmas morning or any brunch occasion all year long!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast casserole, crustless quiche, green chili egg casserole
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 382 kcal
Author: Amy Nash, House of Nash Eats
Ingredients
  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint cottage cheese, small curd (about 2 cups)
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (or any combination of cheddar, monterey jack, and pepper jack)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 (4 ounce) cans mild diced green chilies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. In a large bowl using an electric hand mixer or stand mixer, beat eggs until light. 

  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt.  Mix well. 

  4. Add cottage cheese, Mexican cheese blend, butter, and green chilies.  Mix until combined.  Pour into prepared baking dish.  Cover and refrigerate overnight or bake right away.  

  5. Bake, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes or until edges on top are browned and center is set and appears firm.  Cool 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

Recipe Notes

The recipe can easily be halved and baked in a square baking dish or round pie plate for 25-30 minutes if you aren't serving a crowd. 

Recipe from my friend Cheryl.

Nutrition Facts
Green Chili Egg Cassserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 382 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 241mg 80%
Sodium 765mg 32%
Potassium 191mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 17.1%
Calcium 46.3%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.