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rajas con crema

Rajas con Crema y Queso

Rajas con crema y queso is a delicious Mexican recipe. It's meatless so it's great for meatless mondays!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword meatless monday, mexican recipes, poblano peppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 219 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 5 poblano peppers
  • 1 white onion small and cut into strips
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup monterrey jack cheese (grated)
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Turn on the broiler. Place poblano peppers on a baking sheet and blacken under the broiler for 10 minutes. Remove peppers from oven and turn them over. Return to broiler for 10 more minutes.

  2. Transfer peppers to a plastic bag to sweat for 20 minutes.

  3. Peel the blackened skin off the peppers. Carefully remove the seeds. Cut peppers into 2 inch strips. (not too thick or thin)

  4. Heat up butter and oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once melted  add the sliced onions. Let cook for about 5 minutes stirring often until they are your desired texture.

  5. Add the minced garlic and season with salt and pepper to taste. Let cook for about a minute.

  6. Add the sliced poblano peppers. Then add the heavy cream and let it warm up. Then add the grated cheese. Continue to cook and stir until the cheese has melted.

  7. Serve. Refrigerate any leftovers after they have cooled.

Nutrition Facts
Rajas con Crema y Queso
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 137mg6%
Potassium 326mg9%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1005IU20%
Vitamin C 121.9mg148%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.