Chili Rellanos

Recipe Description

Purchased from Sanderson Estate in Bonham, Texas in 1984. Date and source unknown. I have made these several times and they are fabulous.


  • 24 ounces canned whole green chilies, drained
  • 1 pound Jack cheese|Pepper Jack Cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup flour|all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Remove seeds from chile peppers (I don't because I like the seeds).
  3. Rinse and pat dry.
  4. Grease shallow baking dish and make 3 layers each of chile peppers and Cheese, starting with a layer of peppers.
  5. In a small bowl combine eggs, milk, flour, paprika, baking powder and salt.
  6. Beat with a fork until well mixed. Pour over layers in baking dish.
  7. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.
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