1 stick (1/2 cup) butter melted
2 egg whites
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 (8-oz) cans diced green chiles
1 quart (4 cups) cottage cheese
1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
1 lb shredded mild cheddar
1/4 tsp each Salt and pepper
1.Preheat oven to 400°F.
2.Melt butter and pour 1/4 cup or half into the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish
3.Beat eggs and egg whites in a large bowl or mixer.
4.Stir in flour, baking powder, chiles with juice, all cheeses, salt, and pepper.
6.Pour egg mixture into baking pan.
7.Pour remaining butter evenly over the top.
8.Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until casserole is set.