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Chili Relleno Squares Recipe

Chili Relleno Squares Recipe

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. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 130 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.