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green chili egg casserole
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Green Chili Egg Casserole

This green chili egg casserole is perfect for serving a crowd! It’s made with eggs, green chilies, anaheim peppers, tortillas, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, and cauliflower rice for an extra vegetable boost! A balanced, healthy breakfast casserole that can be easily made in advance.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Cool Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: breakfast casserole, casserole, eggs, green chilies, tortilla
Servings: 8
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Heather



  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Slice the anaheim peppers into 4 long strips, removing the seeds and stem. Toss in the avocado oil, place on a baking sheet, and roast for 10 minutes.
  • To a large bowl, add the egg, cottage cheese, cauliflower rice, shredded cheese, roasted green chilies, sea salt, and pepper.
  • Dice the tortillas into small pieces, and place them in a 9″ x 13″ glass casserole dish. Add the tortillas to the bottom, then pour the egg mixture over top. Mix fully so that the tortillas are combined with the egg mixture. Place the roasted anaheim pepper strips over the casserole, and bake uncovered for 40-45 minutes, or until the egg is set in the center.
  • Allow cooling for 15 minutes before slicing into. Enjoy!


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 787mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 443IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1mg