Green Chile Egg Muffins

High in protein, low in sugar, Green Chile Egg Muffins are an easy healthy breakfast recipe – for breakfast or dinner!

  • Author: Judy Barbe
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 6 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup corn, fresh, canned or frozen
  • 1 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • First: Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line muffin with paper liners or lightly spray the cups with cooking spray.
  • Mix: all ingredients. Pour into muffin cups and fill to ¾ full. Bake 20-30 minutes until mixture is set and lightly browned.


Don’t want muffins? Bake this in an 8×8 pan. Spray the pan with cooking spray to make neater squares and cleanup easier.


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