Chile Relleno Casserole


This is a Mexican-style casserole made with ground beef and green chile peppers. It produces a much simpler version of chile rellenos, which are simply stuffed chile peppers.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans whole green chile peppers, drained

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

  • 4 eggs

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, combine ground beef and onions and sauté for 5 to 10 minutes, or until browned; drain excess fat.

  3. Arrange 1 can of chile peppers on the bottom of a 7x11-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with half cheese and top with meat mixture. Sprinkle meat mixture with remaining cheese, followed by next can of chile peppers.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, flour, and milk, whisking until smooth. Pour this into the baking dish over chile peppers. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool for about 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

511 Calories
36g Fat
13g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 511
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 258mg 86%
Sodium 886mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 32mg 161%
Calcium 368mg 28%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 556mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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