Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

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Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Everyone gets an individual portion with this vegetarian, Tex-Mex mini casserole. A normal-size casserole like this would take close to an hour to bake—these are ready in half the time. Heatproof ramekins are a cook’s best friend—we use them all the time to hold ingredients while cooking. You can buy them at most grocery stores.

Serves 4

Prep Time 10 min

Total Time 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 4-ounce ca diced green chiles, drained and patted dry
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed and patted dry
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat eight 6-ounce or four 10-ounce heatproof ramekins with cooking spray and place on a baking sheet.

Step 2

Equally divide green chiles, corn and scallions among the ramekins. Top each with cheese. Whisk milk, egg whites, eggs and salt in a medium bowl until combined. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the ramekins.

Step 3

Bake the mini casseroles until the tops begin to brown and the eggs are set, about 25 minutes for 6-ounce ramekins and about 35 minutes for 10-ounce ramekins.


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