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Chile Relleno Casserole

Chile Relleno Casserole
Love chile rellenos but can't be bothered with all the prep? Try this no-fry, no-fuss casserole that delivers on all the flavors and gooeyness of this traditional Mexican dish without all the work.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Main dish
  • 8 poblano peppers
  • 8 Colby Jack cheese sticks (1 ounce each) or 8 ounces Colby Jack cheese, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • One 10-ounce can enchilada sauce
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  1. Roast the poblanos over an open flame or under the broiler until charred all over, turning as necessary, about 8 minutes. Put in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap to steam and loosen the skin, about 5 minutes. When cooled, remove the stems and run under cold water to peel off the blackened outer skin and remove the seeds.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Put 1 piece Colby Jack cheese in the center of each pepper. Pour half of enchilada sauce into an 8-inch square baking dish. Put half of the cheese-filled peppers on top of the enchilada sauce. Repeat with the remaining sauce and peppers.
  4. Beat the eggs in a large bowl until very frothy. Whisk in the Cheddar, milk, flour and baking powder. Gently pour the mixture over the peppers and sauce in the baking dish.
  5. Bake until the casserole is set in the center and golden brown all over, about 1 hour. Let rest for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Watch the recipe video here:

How to Make Chile Relleno Casserole

Chile Rellenos lovers – this gooey casserole delivers on all the classic flavors without all the effort!

Posted by Food Network on Tuesday, December 26, 2017