Close up of a slice of Chile Relleno Breakfast Casserole

Chile Relleno Breakfast Casserole

Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: breakfast casserole, chile relleno casserole
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 410 kcal
Chile Relleno Breakfast Casserole is a cheese filled, Mexican style breakfast casserole. Perfect for feeding a crowd and special occasions.


  • 2 14.5-ounce cans whole mild green chiles or fresh green chiles roasted and skinned*
  • 1 lb monterey jack cheese whole brick, cut into finger sized long strips
  • 1 lb cheddar colby jack cheese shredded
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon powdered dry mustard
  • Cooking Spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a large rectangular glass baking dish (9×13) with cooking spray.
  2. Open and drain each can of chiles. Stuff each chili with finger sized pieces of monterey jack cheese and arrange in the bottom of the baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle 1 ½ cups of shredded cheddar colby jack over chiles.
  4. In a separate medium size mixing bowl combine eggs, flour, milk, salt, and dry powdered mustard and whisk until most of the clumps are gone (some may remain).

  5. Pour egg mixture over chiles.
  6. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Add remaining cheese to the top of the casserole and return to 350F degree oven for an additional 5 minutes or until firm.

  7. Remove and allow to sit for 5 minutes before serving.
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Recipe Notes

If you prefer to use cream of tarter to fluff up the eggs instead of flour, use 1 teaspoon.

Flour can be omitted, if you are looking for gluten-free. 

Nutrition Facts
Chile Relleno Breakfast Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 168mg56%
Sodium 794mg35%
Potassium 164mg5%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 970IU19%
Calcium 696mg70%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.