Stuffed Cheese Poblanos

Stuffed Cheese Poblanos

Enjoy these cheese stuffed poblanos that are served with tomato sauce – a flavorful Mexican side dish!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Chiles
6
large poblano chiles
18
strips (3x1 inch) queso fresco or mozzarella cheese
3/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz)
Mexican-style cream
Fresh Tomato Sauce
2
lb plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut in half
1/2
medium onion, cut in half
2
cloves garlic, peeled
1
small serrano chile, seeded
2
teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
3/4
teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Meanwhile on a gas stove on high or skillet heat chiles directly on flame until charred. Keep in plastic bag for 5 minutes. Peel chiles under cold water.
  2. Open on one side, remove seeds. Fill each poblano with 3 strips of the cheese. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons shredded mozarella cheese on each chile. Place in 9x13-inch glass baking dish.
  3. Bake chiles 15 to 20 minutes or until cheeses are melted and chiles are soft.
  4. Meanwhile, make tomato sauce. Place all sauce ingredients in food processor bowl or blender; process until smooth. Pour sauce into 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium high heat about 15 minutes or until sauce is slightly reduced and dark red.
  5. To serve, place tomato sauce on plate; top with stuffed poblano chile. Drizzle with mexican style cream.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Poblano chiles have a rich flavor that is perfect for stuffing. Serve with cooked rice and black beans.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.