Crescent-Chile Rellenos

Cheesy baked chile rellenos served with taco sauce made using Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls and ready in 40 minutes – perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 3

Ingredients

2
cans (4 oz each) whole green chiles, drained
2
tablespoons yellow cornmeal
4
oz hot pepper-Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 6 strips
4
oz Cheddar cheese, cut into 6 strips
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
egg, beaten
3/4
cup taco sauce, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut each green chile lengthwise along one side; open chiles and pat inside and outside dry with paper towel. Coat all sides of each chile with cornmeal. Place 1 strip of each cheese in each chile; close chile (edges of chiles may not meet over cheese). Set aside.
  • 2 Unroll dough and separate into 2 long rectangles; press each into 15x5-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle into 3 squares.
  • 3 Place 1 cheese-filled chile diagonally on each square. Bring sides of dough up over chile; pinch firmly to seal. Fold down top; pinch to seal. Firmly pinch bottom point together to seal; place seam side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops with egg.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, heat taco sauce. Immediately remove rellenos from cookie sheet. Serve warm with warm taco sauce for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    315),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    35g
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    17g,
    17%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    145mg
    145%;
    Sodium
    1740mg
    1740%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    26%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    48%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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