Chili Relleno Casserole


CHILI RELLENO CASSEROLE

This recipe I got from a friend.  Thought I would try it this week, (of course the low carb version)!   But posting it for everyone to try either or both versions of Chili Relleno Casserole!  Courstesy #NataleeEmbry,

Ingredients:

2 (7 ounce) cans whole green chile peppers, drained
8 ounces Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
8 ounces Longhorn or Cheddar cheese, shredded
2 eggs, beaten
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup milk
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

Directions
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
2.Lay half of the chilies evenly in bottom of baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the Jack and Cheddar cheeses, and cover with remaining chilies. In a bowl, mix together the eggs, milk, and flour, and pour over the top of the chilies.
3.Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven, pour tomato sauce evenly over the top, and continue baking another 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining Jack and Cheddar cheeses, and serve.

Notes:

I added ground turkey. Cook the turkey like you would cook meat for taco’s. I placed a layer of pepper then the turkey, the Monterrey Jack cheese, Peppers ,cheddar then egg mixture.

Chilli Relleno Casserole

For those who are on a Low Carb Diet, Check this version out!

CHILE RELLENO CASSEROLE  (Low Carb)

2 7-ounce cans whole green chiles, drained well *
8 ounces pepper-jack cheese, shredded
3 eggs
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
Grease an 8×8″ baking pan. Slice each chile along one long side and open flat. Arrange half of the chiles in the bottom of the baking pan, skin side down, in a single layer. Top with the pepper-jack cheese. Arrange the remaining chiles over the cheese, skin side up. Beat the eggs, cream and salt well. Pour evenly over the chiles. Top with the cheddar cheese. Bake at 350ē for 35 minutes, until golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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