chile relleno


chile re·lle·no

noun \-rā-ˈyā-(ˌ)nō\
plural chiles re·lle·nos also chile rellenos

Definition of CHILE RELLENO

:  a stuffed chili pepper that usually contains cheese or meat and is fried or grilled

Origin of CHILE RELLENO

Spanish, stuffed chili pepper
First Known Use: 1929

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