Southwestern Egg Casserole

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This can be assembled the night before and baked in the morning. Great for when you have overnight guests. Time does not include 8 hours chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place tortilla strips on an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes or until crisp; cool.
  3. Whisk eggs in a large bowl; stir in half and half, cottage cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Stir in three-fourths of the tortilla strips, 1 cup cheese, and green onions. Pour mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Cover with foil, and chill 8 hours.
  5. Bake casserole, covered, at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or just until set. Remove casserole from oven, and let stand 5 minutes. (casserole will continue to get firms it cools).
  6. Cut casserole into 12 squares. Spoon 2 tablespoons salsa over each serving, sprinkle with remaining tortilla strips.


Most Helpful

I added 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 of cumin, and 1.5 cups black beans. It was a big hit at my potluck!

ABQ Kat April 20, 2014

Very yummy! Thanks so much for the recipe!

Vamy May 31, 2010

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