Dairy Can Be Festive: Check Out This Chile Relleno de Queso Recipe From Our Mexico Office

Dairy can be festive! As Americans celebrate Mexican Culture on Cinco De Mayo and Mother’s Day is celebrated in Mexico as one of the biggest holidays of the year, we wanted to not only celebrate Mexican culture but also share this delicious authentic Chile Relleno de Queso recipe from our very own Lilia Elizalde, Business Development Manager, LATAM.

Chile Rellenos de Queso

Chile Relleno de Queso Recipe


Servings 4
Preparation time 25 mins
Cooking time 60 mins

Chile Relleno de Queso Recipe Ingredients


•4 poblano chilies
• 1 pound queso fresco cheese or Mexican Four Cheese Blend
• 3 eggs
• 1 tablespoon flour
• 1 cup oil

• 4 tomatoes
• 1 cup water
• 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
• ¼ small onion
• 1 tablespoon chicken broth powder
• 1/4 cup oil
• 1 tablespoon chopped oregano leaves

Prepare the Chiles:

Step 1 Grill and char the chiles on both sides. Once blackened put them into a plastic bag for 10 minutes to sweat out any moisture. Remove from the bag, slit them down the middle and remove the seeds. Stuff the peppers with the queso and use toothpicks to hold them back together.

Step 2 Separate the egg yolks from the whites. Add the egg whites to a large bowl. Set the egg yolks aside for now and beat the egg whites with an electric beater until the whites fluff up. Add in the flour and the egg yolks and mix until completely incorporated.

Step 3 Add the oil to a frying pan over medium heat. Dip the stuffed chilies  into the batter and fry until golden brown on both sides. Remove from the oil to a serving platter.

Prepare the Tomato Sauce:

Step 1 Add the tomatoes and water to a small pot over medium heat. Simmer the tomatoes until soft and stir in the garlic, and the onion.

Step 2 After five minutes, blend the tomatoes, garlic and onion along with the chicken broth powder, then add the oregano.

Step 3 In a frying pan with a little oil, put the tomato that was blended along with the onion and garlic, add the oregano. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4 Pour the tomato sauce over the cooked Chile Rellenos on the serving platter, serve, and enjoy!

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