Chile Relleno Casserole

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by flowerchild59, May 23, 2010.

  1. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Songster

    Apr 25, 2010
    Southern IL
    This is one of my favorite recipes. This recipe can be cut in half but I almost always make the full version with a dozen reheats well if and when there are any leftovers. If I take it for a potluck it is always gone in a flash. It serves 6-8 easily depending if it is a side dish or a main dish. It is vegetarian and low carb too.
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Roast 6 large peppers, ancho/poblano or regular peppers. Add a few jalapenos or serranos if you want to kick it up a notch and make it spicy. Cool and peel and roughly chop.

    Separate 12 eggs and beat the whites til nearly stiff. In a separate bowl, beat the yoks til light and lemony in color. Beat in one tsp flour per egg, approx. 3-4 tablespoons. Beat lightly and set aside.

    Fold the whites into the yolk mixture and gently mix. Take half of the mix and place in 13x9 greased casserole dish. Layer the peppers evenly over the eggs. Sprinkle pretty heavily with small package if shredded mexican or cheddar type cheese. I like to add chopped cilantro if I have it. I would say 4-6 ounces of cheese or more if you want it real cheesy.

    Place the remaining eggs over the cheesy peppers. Bake at 350 degrees about 20 minutes til puffy and very light golden in color. Serve warm or room temperature.

    I have made these as "individual" rellenos by using muffin tins. It makes a boatload of those and are a nice appetizer.
  2. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Songster

    May 12, 2009
    syracuse area, ny
    we just love relenos . thanks for the recipe
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Yum! Thanks for posting it! [​IMG]

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