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Chili Relleno Casserole

9 chili rellenos cooked and peeled
1 lb Monterey Jack cheese, grated
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. milk
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray Pam to bottom and sides of 8X8 baking dish
  • Mix the beaten eggs, milk, salt and pepper in bowl, and put aside
  • Cut open chili’s and line bottom of baking dish with 3
  • Top with Monterey jack cheese and repeat for 3 layers
  • Take egg mixture and pour over whole casserole then put in oven
  • Cook for 20-25 mins until top is golden brown
  • Take out and cool for 5 mins before cutting.


  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, julienne
  • 1 TBS chopped garlic
  • 1  jalapeno, seeded & julienne
  • 1 red pepper, seeded & julienne
  • 1 yellow pepper, seeded & julienne
  • 1 orange pepper, seeded & julienne
  • 1 roma tomato, seeded & julienne
  • 1  (4 oz) can tomato sauce
  • Use same amount of water as in tomato can

Heat olive oil in a skillet to the smoking point and then add onions, peppers and tomatoes and sauté for about 2 mins.  Add the garlic and sauté another minute.  Add tomato sauce, water and simmer for 10 minutes.  Adjust the seasoning with salt & pepper and then serve on top of chili relleno servings.

This recipe makes 4 servings.

Hello There!

Don’t know if people will even read this but I am starting with my “favorite” staple….guacamole!! You’ve got to love “guac”…and this is the time of year when avocado’s are plentiful and tomatoes are the BEST!!!  Be sure to buy “ripe” avocado’s…they are soft when you squeeze them!

Here’s what you will need:

  • 5 ripe avocado’s
  • 3 roma tomatoes, with seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 C of red onion chopped
  • 1 TBLS minced garlic
  • 1 chipolte pepper in adobo chopped
  • 1/4C of chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1-2 tsp cumin
  • 1-2 tsp red pepper flakes or chili pepper
  • Lime juice for whole lime squeezed into bowl
  • some salsa in a jar…to add flavor

Then get a potato masher and start mashing!!!!  As you are doing this, taste it and see whether or not you want to add more seasoning…it’s all personal preference…but DO taste it!!!!  Start off slow with the chipolte pepper because you can always add to it…not the other way around!!!   Then, once you are happy with it, get the corn chips out, crack a nice cold beer and ENJOY!!!!!