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Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make the Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole recipe that is perfect for Christmas, Easter, or any brunch occasion all year long!

Here I will share everything you need to know about it, from how to make it incorrectly to how to store it properly, and much more.

More reasons to love Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole:

  • This Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole is not only easy to make ahead, but also affordable.
  • You can adjust the recipe to meet all your dietary needs! This recipe is perfect for vegetarians who want to increase their protein intake and stabilize their blood sugar levels.
  • This recipe is also ideal for holiday parties, busy school days, and everything in between!
Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole
Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole

What Makes this Breakfast Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole So Special?

The Pioneer Woman Green Chile Casserole fits right in with cooler weather meals and meal prep staples. Not to mention that it smells so good you’ll want to wake up to it every morning!

What kind of chiles goes into the pioneer woman green chile egg casserole?

In this pioneer woman recipe, the diced green chilis add a distinct Southwest flavor. If you’re not a fan of heat, don’t worry. If you grab a can of diced green chilis, make sure the label says mildly. This kind of chilis is made from mild New Mexican peppers like the Anaheim. They’re just as mild as bell peppers and add a ton of flavor.

Where to buy the green chiles?

Most supermarkets in the US sell mild diced green chilis near the salsas. There are delicious canned mild diced green chilis options out there on Amazon, Walmart, and Costco also.

How to Roast Hatch Green Chiles?

You will want to roast your hatch green chiles before adding them to this recipe. Start by heating your oven’s broiler and lining a baking sheet with foil. Once the whole chiles are on the baking sheet, roast them for 3-4 minutes on each side or until their skin has browned.

NOTE: Don’t have time to roast chiles? No prob! Feel free to use any other pepper! Roasted red pepper and even poblano work great in this casserole.

How To Make Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole?

  1. Heat the broiler. Prepare a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Put the Hatch green chile pepper on the foil. Broil the peppers in the oven for 3-4 minutes on each side or until the skin is browned. Remove the peppers from the oven and set them aside.
  3. Turn the oven temperature down to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of oil to a small skillet, and sauté onion and spinach together on medium to medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until fragrant. Remove from heat.
  5. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and milk on medium-high speed with an electric mixer until they are light and fluffy. Add the flour (or starch), baking powder, salt, garlic powder, pepper, and cumin.
  6. Blend the ingredients for about 30 seconds until they are smooth and well combined. Stir in the green chilies (8 oz).
  7. Cover the bottom of an 8×11 casserole dish with spinach and onion.
  8. Next, add a few slices of cheese, followed by the egg and green chile batter.
  9. When cooled, peel the skin off the green hatch chiles and slice them lengthwise, removing the stem. Cover the top of the casserole with tomato slices, sliced roasted Hatch green chiles, and more cheese.
  10. Bake the casserole for 30-40 minutes. After 30 minutes, check the casserole. Cover the dish and continue to bake for another 5 to 10 minutes if the outside is brown but the inside is not set. Broil the last minute of cooking for crispy edges.
  11. Take the casserole out of the oven. Top with extra cheese (if desired) and fresh cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

What to Serve with Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole?

Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole
Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole

How To Store Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole?

  • In The Fridge: Leftover of Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 4 days when stored properly. First, you should let the casserole cool until reaches room temperature then wrap it with plastic wrap or put the Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole in well-closed glass containers then place it in the refrigerator.
  • In The Freezer: The Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole can be frozen for 3 to 4 months. The most effective way is to divide the casserole into portions and then place each portion in freezer bags with the freezing date written on them. Avoid freezing the whole Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole, as it will make the thawing last longer.

How To Reheat Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole?

  • In The Oven: Cover leftover Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole with foil and reheat in preheated oven for 20 to 25 min at 350°F. The casserole should warm up until reaches 165°F before serving.
  • In The Microwave: The casserole should be divided into servings and reheated separately. Place it in the microwave and reheat on medium power for 2 minutes.
  • In The Air Fryer: Cover the leftover Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole with foil and reheat in the air fryer for 7 min at 350°F. Remove the foil and reheat again for 3 min or until warm through. The foil protects the pioneer woman’s green chile egg from drying out.

Recipe Tips

  • Fresh eggs should be used. I prefer cage-free organic eggs to cheaper brands; they taste better to me. Use what you like!
  • If you want a kick, use hot diced green chiles.
  • It is great served warm and fresh, but if you have leftovers, place them in sandwich bags and freeze them for reheating later.
Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole
Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole

FAQ Section

How do you keep green Chile egg casserole from falling?

It’s natural for the Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole to deflate a bit after cooking. Add a bit of gluten-free flour or starch (1 tablespoon or so) to help! This should make the eggs “sturdier.”
Alternatively, you could bake the casserole at a lower temperature for longer, around 325°F.

Why is my green Chile egg casserole rubbery?

In most cases, rubbery casseroles result from too much moisture in the vegetables. If you want to prevent this from happening, pat the peppers and tomatoes with a paper towel or dishcloth before adding them to the casserole.

How do you know that your green Chile egg casserole is done?

When your Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole has finished baking, the edges will be golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle will come out clean.

What temperature should Your green Chile egg casserole be?

our Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole should reach an internal temperature of 180 to 190 degrees Fahrenheit (82 to 88 degrees Celsius) before it is done baking.

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Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving ( 1 Serving – 90g )

  • Calories 127
  • Total Fat 4.6g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 125mg
  • Sodium 310mg
  • Potassium 108mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 2.5g
  • Dietary Fiber 0.5g
  • Sugars 0.4g
  • Protein 9g
  • Vitamin A 7%
  • Vitamin C 18%
  • Calcium 14%
  • Iron 5.7%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 40 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 50 minutesServings:6-8 servingsCalories:127 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make the Pioneer Woman Green Chile Egg Casserole recipe that is perfect for Christmas, Easter, or any brunch occasion all year long!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the broiler. Prepare a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Put the Hatch green chile pepper on the foil. Broil the peppers in the oven for 3-4 minutes on each side or until the skin is browned. Remove the peppers from the oven and set them aside.
  3. Turn the oven temperature down to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of oil to a small skillet, and sauté onion and spinach together on medium to medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until fragrant. Remove from heat.
  5. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and milk on medium-high speed with an electric mixer until they are light and fluffy. Add the flour (or starch), baking powder, salt, garlic powder, pepper, and cumin.
  6. Blend the ingredients for about 30 seconds until they are smooth and well combined. Stir in the green chilies (8 oz).
  7. Cover the bottom of an 8×11 casserole dish with spinach and onion.
  8. Next, add a few slices of cheese, followed by the egg and green chile batter.
  9. When cooled, peel the skin off the green hatch chiles and slice them lengthwise, removing the stem. Cover the top of the casserole with tomato slices, sliced roasted Hatch green chiles, and more cheese.
  10. Bake the casserole for 30-40 minutes. After 30 minutes, check the casserole. Cover the dish and continue to bake for another 5 to 10 minutes if the outside is brown but the inside is not set. Broil the last minute of cooking for crispy edges.
  11. Take the casserole out of the oven. Top with extra cheese (if desired) and fresh cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

  • Fresh eggs should be used. I prefer cage-free organic eggs to cheaper brands; they taste better to me. Use what you like!
  • If you want a kick, use hot diced green chiles.
  • It is great served warm and fresh, but if you have leftovers, place them in sandwich bags and freeze them for reheating later.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 6-8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 127
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.6g8%
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg42%
Sodium 310mg13%
Potassium 108mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugars 0.4g
Protein 9g18%

Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 14%
Iron 5.7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.