Puffy Chicken Chili Relleno
For a tasty and terrific one dish meal, this chili relleno does the trick.
- cooking spray
- 4 6-inch reduced-fat tortillas, torn into pieces
- 1 6 oz package, cooked chicken breast strips, chopped
- 2 4 oz cans, chopped green chilies
- 1 cup chopped green onions, divided (plus 2 tablespoons)
- 1 16 oz jar prepared salsa
- 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (or Mexican cheese blend)
- 8 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 2 Tbs flour
- 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream, optional
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- With cooking spray, coat 2-quart baking dish. Spread torn tortillas in the bottom of dish. Layer chicken, chilies, and green onions on top of tortillas. spread salsa as the next layer; sprinkle with cheese.
- In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, and flour. Pour evenly into baking dish. Bake until golden, puffy and center reaches 160°F, about 35–40 minutes.
- Cool 10–15 minutes before cutting. Serve topped with sour cream and reserved 2 tablespoons green onions, if desired.
Calories from Fat 160 (49%)
(27%)Total Fat 18g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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