Lazy Chiles Rellenos

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
9 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 5 whole large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 whole roasted, peeled and seeded green chiles (can use canned whole green chiles)
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Monterey Jack
  • Warm corn tortillas, for serving
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

  • Mix together the milk, eggs, paprika, cayenne and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cut the chiles in half and add a single layer them on the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

  • Top the chiles with half the cheese. Repeat with another layer of chiles and another layer of cheese. Pour the egg mixture over the top.

  • Place the baking dish into a larger baking dish or on a rimmed baking sheet. Pour in 1/2-inch of water and bake until completely set, 35 to 45 minutes.

  • Cut into squares and serve with warm corn tortillas!


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