Rajas Con Queso


  • The meat from 10 roasted and peeled Poblano chiles
  • 1 large white onion
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup crema (Mexican cream)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Oaxaca or asadero cheese
  • 16 corn tortillas
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cut the Poblano chile into 2″ by 1/4″ strips.
  2. Cut the onion into 2″ by 1/4″ strips.
  3. Finely chop the garlic.
  4. In a medium hot pan, cook the onion and garlic until the onion starts to soften, about 4 minutes. Do not brown.
  5. Add the chiles and cook for another 4 minutes.
  6. Add the corn and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Turn off the heat and add the cream. Stir to incorporate.
  8. Add the cheese and stir continually until the cheese is just melted.
  9. Check the salt and add salt if needed.
  10. Serve immediately on hot tortillas.

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