Would it make much difference? Good morning, Donna! I have never tried that, but can’t imagine why not (just cook the meat before adding to the casserole). Slice whole canned green chiles wide open; rinse out any seeds, then drain. Cut the chiles in half and add a single layer them on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Hi, Gloria! This Chili Relleno Casserole is inspired by Chiles Rellenos. Won’t make too much difference at all. No, I have not. this is how I make frittatas and they come out good. If you’re interested, I publish a newsletter 2 times per month (1st and 15th) with all the latest recipes, and other fun info. Good morning, Ted! Slice whole canned green chiles wide open; rinse out any seeds, then drain. Facebook page: The Grateful Girl Cooks! Wow… Way to make it your own! Came out great. We're excited to make it again! Thank you for sharing. Prepare a 9 x 13 inch pan by spraying it with cooking spray, and set aside. All rights reserved. © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Have a GREAT day! Any adjustments ?? Thank you for sharing, it has brought back fond childhood memories. Your email address will not be published. You and your family will love this Chili Relleno Casserole recipe! But if you want to avoid peppers all together I do not have a suggestion. Add refried beans to the pan with the ground beef, and mix meat and refried beans together until full incorporated. Add refried beans to the pan and mix with the meat. Go ahead and add other toppings that make your heart happy like, If you love cheese and can’t get enough of it. Very tasty. You could replace with regular milk. One of my favorite things to do is make a double batch of this goodness and have Chili Relleno Casserole for dinner one night and freeze one for a later date. I am sorry you were having a kind of sleepless night (I get it!-ugh). Here are some quick tips or tricks for when you make this fabulous dish. Loved this recipe, making it again with some leftover chicken thrown in. Bake casserole (uncovered) at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes, until golden brown on top. Just tried this and used Mexican combo cheese. Sprinkle chiles with HALF of the grated jack and cheddar cheeses, then add another layer of the remaining green chiles on top of the cheese. Hope you had ( or will have) a fantastic trip camping in your RV, and hope the casserole is a welcome sight while on the road. Just seems like a lot of milk when I double it to 3 cups. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Chili Relleno Casserole Will Be Your New Favorite Dish! I would love to make this for a Church potluck. Def making this again ❤, I second that wow !!! Excellent recipe! With half the cheese make a layer, and then add a second layer with tortillas and add another layer with green chiles. WOW this looks like the perfect dinner!!! Sprinkle 3/4 cup cheese into bottom of a lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish. Take care, and have a great day. Pour this mixture over the casserole, distributing evenly. The ingredients for this recipe are all I have ever used, so I cannot speak to that. I took a photo after dinner so you could see what the INSIDE of the casserole looks like (after hungry humans had their fill). Required fields are marked *. Good morning, Virginia! Your email address will not be published. Do hope it worked well for you. I always used canned milk I think they have a richer flavor but both ways is delish. Have a GREAT day! I’ve traveled a lot so, when it comes to Mexican, Salvadoran, Honduran, Guatemalan, Mediterranean, etc… I want the real deal… but, when I’m dining with friends locally.. this is always what I order… if it’s the tomato sauce based I won’t order… but the Tex mex place by my house bakes theirs… it’s just like this!!!!!! My husband loved it too. I have picky eaters so I chop peppers instead of using halves. Thanks for writing. Recipe Adapted From: My sweet friend, Lanita Moen. My chiles rellenos recipe is easy and yummy! Easy and tasty dish. Slice whole canned green chiles open; rinse out any seeds, then drain. This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you! Plus, given it’s a casserole it is baked not fried. Ummm, so good. This popular dish had its origins in Puebla, Mexico, and showed up in recipe form over 150 years ago. Perhaps someone reading this post will chime in to let us (all) know if your idea would be a good low carb alternative in this dish. No stuffing of peppers required, this is a very quick and easy casserole that gives you all the flavors of chili rellenos with hardly any of the work. See my. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser.