HEALTH WITH JESSICA

Mexican Brunch Pie

I make this every Christmas morning and sometimes Easter.  It’s a hit, supper yummy AND EASY!!! Great for those watching carb intake but wanting something tasty at a brunch.  This is a very calorie dense recipe, so I cut the slices smaller than some might.  Adding veggies would be an excellent way to cut calories and add fiber & variety.

5 eggs, beaten
2 tbsp. butter, melted
1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 (8 oz.) ctns. cream-style cottage cheese
2 c. (8 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese (or Pepper Jack which is a fav at my house!)
1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chilies, drained

Directions

Preheat oven to 400F.
Mix beaten eggs with butter (melted) & baking powder & flour in a large mixing bowl at medium speed until mixture is well blended. Stir in cottage cheese, shredded cheese & green chilies. Spoon into a well-greased pie dish.
Back uncovered 10 minutes; reduce heat to 350F & bake 20 minutes or until set.
 
 
Serving Size: 1 slice
Number of Servings: 8
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
  • Calories197.9
  • Total Fat13.0 g
  • Saturated Fat6.8 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat2.3 g
  • Cholesterol197.6 mg
  • Sodium524.4 mg
  • Potassium87.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate5.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber0.2 g
  • Sugars1.1 g
  • Protein16.0 g
*I used Sparkpeople to input my recipe and get the nutrition value.

About Jessica Parker

A wife, mom, step mom, fur mom, Jesus girl, certified health coach & fitness instructor with a masters in health Psych. I love helping people find balance & health in their lives while living vibrantly.

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