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Chile relleno casserole on a white plate with avocado and a fork

Chile Relleno Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 151kcal
Author: Shannon Johanson
Chile Relleno Casserole is baked with green chili's, two kinds of cheese, and an egg batter to make a delicious and creamy casserole your whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans of whole green chilies
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese divided
  • 2 eggs + 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp chili paste
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • garlic salt/pepper to taste
  • diced jalapeños
  • fresh chopped cilantro
  • sliced avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375˚F and spray an 8x8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Drain chilies and slice them in half lengthwise, and then in half lengthwise again. Arrange half of the chilies on the bottom of the prepared baking dish and top with 1/2 cup of cheddar and 1/2 cup pepper jack cheese. Repeat layer with remaining chilies and another 1/2 cup of both cheeses.
  • In a medium mix bowl whisk together evaporated milk, eggs, egg white, chile paste, flour, garlic salt, and pepper. Pour egg batter over chilies and top with the salsa verde and remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Garnish with diced jalapeños, fresh chopped cilantro, and sliced avocados.

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 438IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 1mg