Poblano Chili Stuffed With Ricotta And Pine Nuts
|Pine nuts||1 1⁄4 Ounce (1/4 Cup Or 37 Grams)|
|Sun-dried tomatoes||12 , drained|
|Sun dried tomatoes in oil||12 , drained and minced|
|Ricotta cheese||1⁄2 Pound (250 Grams)|
|Oregano||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh oregano/Marjoram||1⁄3 Ounce, chopped (1/4 Cup Or 10 Grams)|
|Ground pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Vegetable oil||1 Teaspoon|
|Tomatoes||3 , peeled|
|Fresh tomatoes||3 , peeled, seeded, and finely chopped|
1.Preheat the broiler or griller.
2.In broiler pan, keep chiles and broil (grill) about 4 inches from the heat source, turning until the skins are evenly charrred.
3.Remove and wrap chiles in aluminum foil, and let stand for 10 minutes. Now peel away the skins.
4.Make lengthwise slits in each chile, with stem intact.
5.Discard seeds but be careful of not piercing flesh.
6.Rinse the peppers to remove any charred skin, then pat dry if desired.Keep aside.
7.Place a frying pan over medium-high heat and add pine nuts.
8. Stir and toast stirring, until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes.
9.Be careful not to burn.
10.Put them into a bowl and add sun-dried tomatoes, ricotta cheese, chopped oregano or marjoram, salt, and pepper.Mix well.
11.Spoom the cheese mixture evenly into the chiles through the slits.
12.Seal the edges of slits.
13.In a nonstick frying pan warm the vegetable oil over medium heat.
14.Once the oil is hot, put the filled chiles in the pan and gently press them with a wooden spoon or a spatula.
15.Cook until the cheese begins to soften for 1-2 minutes.
16.Turn and press again.
17.Cook until cheese is hot, about 1 minute.
18.Place chiles on a warmed platter and top with chopped fresh tomatoes .
19.Sprinkle with minced oregano or marjoram and serve immediately.
Calories 756 Calories from Fat 367
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43 g66.2%
Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 57.8 mg19.3%
Sodium 914.1 mg38.1%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%
Dietary Fiber 26.5 g105.9%
Sugars 21.8 g
Protein 31 g62.4%
Vitamin A 362.1% Vitamin C 94.8%
Calcium 43.6% Iron 78.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet