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Chile Cheese Squares

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"What begins as a cheese omelet soon transforms into spicy appetizer squares. Simple to make and simply delicious. Cut the baked mixture into little square servings."
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50 m servings 81
Original recipe yields 56 servings (7 cups)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, place 1/2 of the shredded Cheddar cheese. Top with green chile peppers. Top the chiles with the remaining cheese.
  3. In a blender, mix eggs with the juice from the chile peppers. Pour the egg mixture over the cheese mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven 30 to 40 minutes. Cool before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 81 calories; 6.4 0.5 5.4 57 161 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Everybody loved these! I used 3 - 8 oz bags of shredded cheese and it worked out fine.

Most helpful critical review

This dish went untouched at our family get together. I think that it needs something added to it, shredded chicken, olives or something to add a little flavor.

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Everybody loved these! I used 3 - 8 oz bags of shredded cheese and it worked out fine.

A quick and easy appetizer. Everyone loved it and requested the recipe.

A real crowd pleaser! Everyone asks for the recipe. You can't go wrong with this one. Great for cocktail parties, brunches, or picnics!

I altered the recipe as follows: used Extra Sharp Cheddar, appox. 1 lb chopped fresh roasted Hatch green chilies, and a pinch of salt and chili lime seasoning in the eggs. Awesome!

This was so good! I switched it up and added some onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Good way to get out of making omelets! Boyfriend loved it!

Simple, easy, tasty! My boss loved that I finally made a carb friendly appetizer for our meeting! I added a dash of garlic powder and onion powder to the mixture. Excellent!

This is very versatile and great for low carb dieters! I have added browned sausage, onions, mushrooms with huge success. Everyone loves this!

My husband and I have switched to a grain-free diet, and this recipe served as a great starting place for a versatile lunch or dinner option for us. I added some lightly sauteed onions, red and...

Just a funny note. First,the picture shows it in a round pie dish, but it talks about cutting it into squares. Second, it makes "seven cups" ??. So how big are the squares to equal calorie count...