Chilis Relenos Quiche

Chilis Relenos Quiche Recipe

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Marlene Fields


This is an old standby that we've always loved. But whoa! Lots of cheese!
A French friend thinks of it as a quiche. She misplaced the recipe I gave her, so she phoned and asked me for the "quiche recipe". After puzzling over that a minute or so, I knew what she wanted. And so the name was born: Chilis Relenos Quiche. This one's for you Claudine.
A tip: I've even made these, chilled them, cut them into smaller bite-sized pieces and served them as finger foods.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 - 6
30 Min
1 Hr


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small can ortega whole green chilis
large can ortega whole green chilis
16 oz
grated jack cheese
16 oz
grated sharp cheddar cheese
eggs, beaten
1 small
can evaporated milk

How to Make Chilis Relenos Quiche


  • 1Spray an 8 x 8 dish with Pam. Open the cans of whole chilis. Slit them up one side, remove any seeds, and spread them open. Layer 1/2 the chilis in bottom of the casserole dish. Cover with jack cheese.
  • 2On top of that, add another layer chilis and cover that with the sharp cheddar.
  • 3Beat the eggs and milk together, and pour over the chili-cheese mixture.
  • 4Bake at 350 degrees for 45 - 50 minutes; remove from oven and pour your favorite salsa over top. Place it back in the oven for another 10 - 15 minutes. Remove and let set for 5 minutes before cutting into portion size pieces.

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About Chilis Relenos Quiche

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #eggs, #cheese, #chili's

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