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Chili Relleno Casserole with Ground Beef

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This easy Chili Relleno Casserole with Ground Beef is perfect for a fall dinner or breakfast casserole. Green chilis, eggs, and cheese come together in a delicious make-ahead meal.

One thing I love about this recipe is that it can be changed up by adding other flavors quite easily. Always a hit year after year. 


Chili Relleno Casserole Recipe

Hello Friends! 

A new month has just begun! We just got back from a little road trip and it was so fun to see the changing colors of the season. Where we live, we do not see a lot of changes, but I did get a chance to take in some beautiful seasonal colors this weekend. This is prime casserole season and today I am sharing a fun favorite. 

Today’s Chill Relleno Casserole recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty make-ahead casserole. This time of year, I love cheesy, rich casseroles and this one does not dissapoint.

I have had this recipe for years and from time to time I change it up by adding bacon or changing up the cheese, but it is always so tasty!

Chili Relleno Casserole

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How to Make Chili Relleno Casserole

This recipe comes together with just a few main ingredients:

Eggs– I like to use large Grade A eggs.

Green Chili – You will use the can vairiety but make sure you get Whole Green Chilis and not the ones that are chopped or diced. 

Cheese – I’m partial to Cheddar cheese for this recipe, but you can use a blend of Cheddar and Monterey Jack if you like. 

How to make Chili Relleno Casserole

The full recipe follows, but here are the major steps. It is like layering a lasagna.

  1. Start with sliced green chilies.
  2. Top with teh cheeese.
  3. Add ground beef.
  4. Pour milk mixture and repeat. 

How to Make Chili Relleno Casserole

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Easy Chili Relleno Casserole

Chili Relleno Casserole with Ground Beef

Chili Relleno Casserole Recipe

Chili Relleno Casserole with Ground Beef

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

This easy Chili Relleno Casserole with Ground Beef is perfect for a fall dinner or breakfast casserole. Green chilis, eggs, and cheese come together in a delicious make-ahead meal.


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teasppon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 /4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can Whole green chilies
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/3 cup flour


    1.Preheat oven to 350 °

    2. Brown ground beef and chopp3e onion in skillet. Drain.

    3. Add seasonings to the meat and set aside.

    4. Slice chilies and cut them into about 1 1/2" squares.

    5. Arrange chili pieces in 9x13 baking dish

    6. Top with half the cheese and all of the ground beef.

    7.Add a layer of chilies and top with remaining cheese.

    8. Mix eggs, milk, and flour in a blow and blend well. Pour over casserole and top with remaining cheese.

    Bake 45-60 minutes. Serve with salsa if desired. 

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 365Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 225mgSodium: 554mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 31g

timesaving tips to streamline recipes

  • You can make the casserole the day before and jus tpour egg mixture over when ready to make.
  • Shred the cheese ahead of time and store in the refrigerator or buy already shredded cheese. 
  • You can also freeze this casserole. I recommend freezing indifitual portions. 


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We just bought ground beef on sale and now I absolutely need to make this. Is it lunchtime yet???

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