Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Chile Relleno Casserole


If you love mexican food, you'll love this yummy casserole which can be made into a low-fat version very easily.


Chile Relleno Casserole

2 (7 oz.) cans Ortega diced green chilies
1 lb. grated Sharp Cheddar
1 lB. grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 (13 oz) can evaporated skim milk
3 tbsp. flour
3 whole eggs plus 1 extra egg white

HERE'S THE LOW FAT VERSION

2 (7 oz.) cans Ortega diced green chilies
1/2 lb. grated low-fat Sharp Cheddar
1/2 lb. grated low-fat Monterey Jack cheese *
1 (13 oz) can evaporated skim milk
3 tbsp. flour
4 egg whites or egg substitute
* more cheese can be added if necessary but sparingly

Mix ingredients; pour into 9 x 13 inch casserole dish sprayed with a low-fat cooking spray. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes.
Sprinkle top with thinly sliced tomatoes as soon as it is baked. Serve with fresh salsa.

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13 comments:

Julie Fink said...

Yum! My Aunt used to make these and they were so good. I have never made them for myself.

Pamela said...

Oh, you don't know how excited I was when I saw someone had posted a Mexican recipe! It looks incredible too! :)

gail said...

The lowfat version looks pretty good! I have trouble finding lowfat cheese though, especially Monterey Jack.

Kim said...

Sounds yummy,Chris! Thanks for sharing. I love to get new recipes!

becky said...

Oh, yummy! I love Mexican food! Thanks for sharing (both versions)!!!

Kelly said...

I love mexican, so this will be fun to try.

Susanne said...

This sounds sooo good!

Cyndi said...

Okay... YUM! This sounds like just the thing my family will like. Thanks!! :)

T said...

that sounds delicious! I'm so hungry right now!

An Ordinary Mom said...

I am always looking for more mexican dishes. Thanks for sharing.

Terri said...

My husband will love this--thanks!~

Sissy B. said...

I'm so glad I stopped by today! I love mexican and have just printed off this recipe.

PastorMac's Ann said...

Yum, I love Chile Rellenos! This looks delicous.