Rating: 4.5 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2014


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley

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30 mins
1 hr
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 stuffed chile)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to high heat.

  • Lightly coat poblanos and corn with cooking spray. Place poblanos and corn on grill rack. Grill poblanos 12 minutes or until charred, turning occasionally. Grill corn 10 minutes or until lightly charred, turning occasionally. Wrap poblanos in foil; let stand 15 minutes. Peel and discard skins. Cut a lengthwise slit in each chile; discard seeds and membranes. Set aside.

  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Cut kernels from ears of corn. Combine kernels, 1 cup tomato, rice, 2 tablespoons cilantro, pine nuts, and next 5 ingredients (through Monterey Jack); toss well to combine. Open each poblano; divide rice mixture evenly among chiles (chiles will be very full). Place on a baking sheet Bake at 400° for 7 minutes or until hot. Turn broiler to high. Sprinkle chiles with queso fresco. Broil 3 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Place chiles on a platter. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup tomato and remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

210 calories; fat 9.6g; saturated fat 4.2g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 19mg; iron 1mg; sodium 197mg; calcium 165mg.