Chilies Rellenos Casserole Recipe
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Chilies Rellenos Casserole Recipe

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I love to cook with tasty green chilies and use recipes featuring them when I entertain. This hearty casserole has a big pepper taste in every bite.—Nadine Estes, Alto, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 can (7 ounces) whole green chilies
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 321 calories, 20g fat (11g saturated fat), 212mg cholesterol, 406mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.


  1. Split chilies and remove seeds; dry on paper towels. Arrange chilies on the bottom of a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Top with cheese. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Spoon over the cheese.
  2. In a bowl, beat milk, eggs, flour, salt and pepper until smooth; pour over beef mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chilies Rellenos Casserole in Taste of Home February/March 1997, p44

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 230152
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2015

"I couldn't find the canned chili peppers, so I picked up some poblano peppers at the farm stand. I steamed them in the microwave, then was able to flatten them out on the bottom of the casserole. I also added a fresh hot pepper to the ground beef and onion saute, and used pepper jack cheese. It certainly wasn't bland with those additions. We enjoyed the meal and the leftovers were good too."

kbussey User ID: 614681 42719
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"This is so easy to make and tastes great!"

SouthernOK User ID: 6170717 40922
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"This was quick and easy for me to make, the kids helped. Smelled incredible while it was baking but we were all a little dissapointed with the flavor. It was superisingly bland. Maybe I will add a tomatoe and chilie mixture and a fewmore spices to flavor it up next time. Salsa and sour cream possibly?"

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