Eggs With Chilies and Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ellie_

I came across this recipe while looking for breakfast ideas and thought it would be a good way to use up some cottage cheese. Although this calls for Monterey Jack cheese any cheese will work, I've even used American cheese with good results. This makes a lot of servings but it can easily be halved to serve 4-5 people (using an 8x8-inch pan baking for 20-30 minutes). Recipe source: Bon Appetit (January 1987)

Top Review by ~Nimz~

Ellie, we didn't care for this much at all. I'm not sure but it just seemed to lack something, but not sure what. I think I will try a different cheese the next time. I used the monterey cheese only. Maybe substitute Jalapeno peppers for the green chiles or maybe a mixture of both.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  3. Combine first seven ingredients (eggs- pepper) in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in green chilies and red bell pepper (if using).
  5. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until it is lightly browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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