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: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 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 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

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


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Sprinkle half of each of the cheeses onto bottom of a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Layer with chilies and remaining cheeses.
  2. Whisk together eggs, milk and flour; pour over top. Bake, uncovered, until set, 25-30 minutes. 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 User ID: 7232193 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 User ID: 7207026 15390
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

"Great! Very tasty and easy to make!"

lange187 User ID: 1361794 12013
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2011

"This is a favorite appetizer at cocktail parties!"

hotkaren User ID: 1902399 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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