Chiles Rellenos Puffs

These Mexican-inspired appetizer puffs get their standout flavor from green chiles and cheese.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups water
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup cornmeal
1
teaspoon salt
6
eggs, beaten
3
oz. (3/4 cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
3
oz. (3/4 cup) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2
(4.5-oz.) cans Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles, drained
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.* In 3-quart saucepan, heat water and butter over high heat to a full rolling boil. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in flour, cornmeal and salt until mixture forms a dough and all lumps have disappeared. Gradually stir in beaten eggs until well blended. Stir in both cheeses and the chiles. Spoon dough evenly into sprayed muffin cups, filling each 3/4 full.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 25 to 29 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from muffin cups. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Puff
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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