Chile-Cheese Brunch Casserole

Chile-Cheese Brunch Casserole
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.5
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 118.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,082.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 25.4 g

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Easy to put all together and bake. Great for a big group and you need something with simple preparation. Easy to put all together and bake. Great for a big group and you need something with simple preparation.
Number of Servings: 12


    6 corn tortillas
    5 large eggs
    1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 pkg of low sodium taco seasoning
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    pinch of cayenne pepper
    6 large egg whites or 1/4 cup dried egg whites reconstituted according to package directions
    2 16-ounce containers low-fat cottage cheese
    2 1/2 cups shredded reduced fat extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
    4 4-ounce cans chopped mild green chiles
    1 cup prepared tomato salsa


Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Toast tortillas: place one at a time directly on a burner (gas or electric) set at medium heat. Toast, turning frequently with tongs, until golden, 30 to 60 seconds. Cut tortillas into 1-inch-wide strips.

Whisk 2 whole eggs in a large bowl until foamy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; whisk until smooth. Add remaining 3 whole eggs and egg whites and whisk until smooth. Add cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, cayenne, chiles and tortilla strips and mix with a rubber spatula. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

Bake the casserole until set in the center and golden on top, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve with salsa.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TIAGAYEPFA.

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