Cottage Cheese Puff

This airy baked cheese and egg casserole resembles a souffle, but without all the fuss.

Cottage Cheese Puff in white round casserole dish
Photo: Mike Dieter
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
6 main-dish servings


  • 2 cup cottage cheese

  • ¾ cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs (about 1 slice)

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • cup snipped parsley

  • cup finely chopped green onion

  • 2 tablespoon margarine or butter

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon snipped parsley


  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine cottage cheese, bread crumbs, flour, 1/3 cup parsley, green onion, margarine or butter, and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl beat eggs with an electric mixer on high speed about 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. Gradually pour the cottage cheese mixture over the beaten eggs, folding to combine.

  3. Pour the egg mixture into an ungreased 5- or 6-cup souffle dish or casserole. Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 1 hour or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley. Serve immediately. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
11g Fat
12g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 490mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Protein 15g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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