Cheesy Noodles with Poblanos and Jalapenos
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Jewel's Spicy Roasted Poblano Mac n Cheese

  • 1 1/2 pounds Elbow Noodles
  • Salt
  • 3 Poblano Peppers
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Jalapeno (minced)
  • 2 Garlic cloves (minced)
  • cracked Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chile Flake
  • 2 teaspoons fresh Oregano leaves
  • 1 cup Mexican Crema
step-by-step directions
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain, reserving a cup of pasta water.
  • Carefully cook poblanos directly over a gas flame until blackened on all sides, about 6 to 7 minutes. Alternatively, place on a baking sheet and broil, turning every few minutes, until blackened on all sides, about 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer roasted peppers to a plastic or paper bag to steam for 5 minutes. Once cooled, remove blackened skin, stem and seeds. Dice pepper.
  • Heat a large pot with a few tablespoons of oil over medium-high. Saute onions with salt, until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add jalapenos and cook for 2 minutes before adding garlic. Season with chile flake, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cooked pasta, poblanos and crema. Adjust consistency with reserved pasta water, if needed. Serve warm.
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