Stuffed Poblanos, Millie's

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Millie Johnson

By
@BISCUITMAKR

We love Mexican inspired dishes and this is my latest creation. It was fantastic ! It was a big hit with my hubby. If you like Mexican food, you will LOVE this !

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    poblanos (mine was huge so i just did three)
  • 1 1/3 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 can(s)
    green enchilada sauce (10-12 ounces)
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1/4 c
    diced bell pepper ( i keep some diced and frozen in the freezer)
  • 1
    minced jalapeno, seeds removed. *use gloves !
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato powder or tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil ( i used coconut oil)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • CHEESE SAUCE

  • 10 oz
    white mexican melting cheese
  • 7 oz
    milk

How to Make Stuffed Poblanos, Millie's

Step-by-Step

  1. Blister peppers. I used my stovetop but you can do it under the broiler or on the grill.
  2. Put in a covered bowl to sweat for a few minutes. (Makes the skin easy to come off)
  3. * use gloves
    Peel skins off by scraping with dull side of knife or just use your hands and rub/pull off.
  4. Make slit in center and clean out seeds. Set aside.
  5. Shred or cube cheese and set aside.
  6. Brown the ground chuck, drain and set aside.
  7. In same skillet, add the oil and sauté the onions, bell pepper and jalapeno till onions are translucent, then add the minced garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  8. Return meat to skillet and add half the can of the green enchilada sauce, water, cumin, cayenne, tomato powder/paste. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat and simmer till liquid is absorbed.
  9. Spray a baking pan with non-stick spray. Pour a small amount of enchilada sauce in the bottom.
  10. Stuff peppers with meat mixture and then pour the rest of the enchilada sauce over the top. Bake on 350F for 45 minutes.
  11. Add milk and shredded/cubed cheese to saucepan and heat on med low till cheese is melted.
  12. Pour cheese sauce over peppers and serve.

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About Stuffed Poblanos, Millie's

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican




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