Mom Pat's Chiles Rellenos

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 30mins




  • Separate the eggs. Beat the egg whites until stiff.
  • Open the can of chilies; there should be 2 or 3 in the can. Split the chilies open and flour them.
  • Stuff about 1/4 cup of cheese inside chilies.
  • Beat egg yolks in a separate bowl with salt and pepper.
  • Fold yolks into the beaten egg whites gently.
  • Heat oil in a pan. When hot dip 1/4 cup egg mixture into pan in a dollop, then place 1 chili in center of dollup; then cover with 1/4 of egg mixture, making sure chili is covered.
  • Repeat with remaining chilies.
  • Pour remaining eggs over all.
  • Brown lightly (watch so you don't scorch eggs)and turn over.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese; cover pan with a lid; simmer on low heat until eggs are set.
  • Can serve with salsa on top.