This is definitely comfort food. Something to make with leftover ham, or a good dish for Sunday brunch. Make it healthier by serving some fresh fruit or fresh veggies on the side.
1 sm yellow onion, diced
1 tbs olive oil
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 cup chopped ham (use cooked ham or substitute with bacon)
1 cup chopped green chile (roasted and peeled)
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
Preheat oven to 375° F. Heat oil in small skillet and saute onion until softened. About 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk eggs together. Next add shredded cheese, cottage cheese, ham, green chile, pepper and sauteed onion to eggs. Mix well.
Lightly oil a 8 or 9 inch baking dish and pour egg mixture into baking dish. Bake for approximately 40 minutes or until eggs are set and the top is starting to brown.
Serve with cherry tomatoes and avocado slices. Enjoy!
a bowl full of ingredients
ready to bake...
and the finished product!