Chili Rellenos Casserole


This chili relleno casserole is very easy to prepare and is loaded with flavor. It's great for a busy weeknight and good enough for company.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 9x13-inch casserole


  • cooking spray

  • 2 (7 ounce) cans whole green chile peppers, drained

  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

  • 8 ounces Longhorn or Cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup milk (Optional)

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Evenly layer 1 can chile peppers in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 of the Jack and Cheddar cheeses, then cover with remaining chile peppers.

  3. Mix together eggs, evaporated milk, and flour in a bowl; add 1/2 cup milk to thin to desired consistency. Pour over chiles.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Pour tomato sauce evenly over the top; continue baking for 15 more minutes.

  5. Turn broiler on. Sprinkle top with remaining Jack and Cheddar cheeses. Place under the broiler until cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes.

    close up view of Chili Rellenos Casserole garnished with green onions on a blue plate with vegetables in the background


You can use enchilada sauce in place of tomato sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

387 Calories
28g Fat
12g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 387
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 17g 84%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 1449mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 48mg 238%
Calcium 644mg 50%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 451mg 10%

* 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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