chilis relleno

chilis rellenos

plural noun Mexican Cookery.
green chili peppers, stuffed usually with white cheese, tomato sauce, and sometimes meat.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish chiles rellenos stuffed chili peppers

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