Delicious and vegetarian. Rajas con crema (Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce ) is the name given to a Mexican dish consisting of sliced poblano pepper with cream. It is very popular in Mexico, particularly in the central and southern parts of the country.
It's a classic Mexican recipe but one that you don't find often in many Mexican restaurants, but now, you can have it anytime at home, a classic dish full of Mexican flavors!
Most recipes for Rajas Con Crema are made with poblano peppers but in case you can´t find it, you can substitute with Green Bell Peppers, Jalapeños, or Anaheim Peppers.
(Serves 4 people)
3 large Roasted Poblano Peppers cut into strips or substitute
2 tablespoons butter
½ large white onion Sliced in strips
2 garlic cloves chopped
1 cup corn kernels
½ teaspoon black pepper
100gr of cream cheese
100gr fresh cream
Corn oil or extra virgin olive oil
In a medium saucepan or skillet, add the butter and onions over medium-high heat. Sautee until the onion starts to soften. Add the garlic and roasted poblano strips. Cook for two minutes stirring often.
Add the corn and black pepper. Mix.
Lower heat to medium, add the cream cheese and fresh cream. Mix well.
Cook for about 5 minutes or until the cream starts to bubble.
Finally, add the shredded cheese and cover the pot and turn off the heat.
Let it sit covered until the cheese has melted. Serve hot or warm.
This dish is one of the dishes most commonly served during "taquizas", together with mole, refried beans, and rice. So we totally recommend for you to accompany with tortillas and refried beans.
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