Chili Relleno Squares Recipe
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Chili Relleno Squares Recipe

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My family requests this dish regularly - it's easy to prepare and makes a nice hors d'oeuvre or complement to a Mexican or Spanish meal. A friend I worked with shared the recipe with me several years ago.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 130 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 8g protein .


  1. Layer cheeses and chilies in a greased 8-in. square baking dish, starting and ending with cheese. In a bowl, beat the eggs. Add the milk and flour; pour over cheese. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until set. Cut into small squares. Serve warm. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Chili Relleno Squares in Country Extra November 1993, p49

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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jriviera78 40603
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2013

"I am pre-diabetic, so I am really watching my carb intake. This is so easy, very tasty and a real treat for me. (my husband loves it too). Really great appetizer."

CatolynH 15390
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

"Great! Very tasty and easy to make!"

lange187 12013
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2011

"This is a favorite appetizer at cocktail parties!"

hotkaren 40024
Reviewed May. 13, 2009

"I have tried this recipe.It is the best if you like chili rellenos and they are so easy to make."

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