Green Chile Frittata

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  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In1h 10m
  • Servings10
  • Calories225
This rich recipe is great for either a brunch or breakfast. You can make this a day ahead if you want to serve it for an early morning breakfast. Just reheat in the microwave. You may use any combination of cheese in this recipe, even non-fat.

Green Chile Frittata Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Green Chile Frittata for 10 servings:

  • 10 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 (7 ounce) can diced green chile peppers, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) container low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Green Chile Frittata Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook55m
  • Ready In1h 10m

To cook Green Chile Frittata, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Green Chile Frittata is about 55 minutes , and you can serve your Green Chile Frittata within 1 hour 10 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Green Chile Frittata easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, mix the eggs, flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the green chile peppers, cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, and melted butter. Pour into the prepared baking dish.
  3. 3 Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and continue baking for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool slightly, and cut into small squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 225 calories; 14.3 grams of fat; 8 grams of carbohydrates; 16.1 grams of protein; 214 milligrams of cholesterol; 621 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 21st 2010

    This is wonderful. I saute onion and minced garlic with a sprinkle of chipotle powder and add to the other ingredients. I also line the baking dish with cut corn tortillas and then serve i ...

  2. Dec 23rd 2007

    I've made this recipe several times and it's terrific exactly as written. This weekend I put a different spin on it. The resulting "Vegetable Frittata" was a huge hit. ~I was looking for ...

  3. Jun 10th 2007

    A Big Hit! I was skeptical, because I hate cottage cheese & have never heard of using it in an egg casserole recipe. Needing an egg dish that’s healthier than the type that sits over ...

  4. Mar 3rd 2007

    Very good! So nice to have a breakfast casserole you don't have to put together the night before!

  5. Feb 1st 2007

    The whole family loved it! I added frozen New Mexico chiles instead of canned (and probably more than 7oz--I like it stong). Definately make again and again...

  6. Sep 26th 2005

    I have made this several times for guests and for pot luck. Serve with salsa & sousr cream. Everyone loves it and I am frequently asked for the recipe. I have changed the cheese to mo ...

  7. Oct 10th 2004

    I needed a recipe to use up cottage cheese and came across this. I scaled it to 1/2 the original recipe size and cooked it in a smaller baking dish. I am pretty sure I forgot to put the baki ...

  8. Apr 12th 2004

    I served this as one of the main entrees for Easter brunch. I used a combination of Colby/Jack and Pepper Jack cheese to give it a little more kick. The only suggestion I have is to really ...

  9. Sep 19th 2001

    This was a wonderful casserole! I added some diced ham and onions to it and baked it the day before I served it. Then I heated it in the microwave. I received lots of yums!!!