Simple Chiles Rellenos Casserole

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A quick and easy, simple chiles rellenos. Serve with refried beans and a salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a greased 8-inch square baking dish, lay chiles out flat; cover evenly with cheese slices.
  2. In a bowl, beat egg whites until stiff, moist peaks form.
  3. In another bowl, beat yolks until well combined.
  4. Fold beaten yolks gently into whites and spoon evenly over cheese.
  5. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 20 minutes or till egg is lightly browned.
  6. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

Great recipe, so easy, Best Chilie Rellenos casserole I have made. Very tasty, served them with a Toastada. Recipe is a keeper.Thank you Jude.

Barb Gertz September 09, 2003

Easy and very good. I used fresh pasilla chiles. It's a lot more work than canned but I like the texture better. I served this with a really spicy salsa, homemade refried beans, and a jicama/oranges salad. What I liked about this casserole compared to others on this site was the egg whites. They made the dish light and more similar to a traditional chile relleno.

McMarcie July 26, 2008

This was a lower fat and easier to make alternative to traditional chile rellenos - all the flavor without all the work! We will definitely be making this again. UPDATE: This time I made this with queso cotija and cheddar (because that's what we had on hand) and it was delicious. Having two cheeses made the flavor a little more complex and interesting.

Elisa72 May 05, 2008