SPICY MACARONI WITH CHILIES AND CHEESE

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 or 4 fresh poblano chiles
  • whole onion in 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 fresh serrano chile minced
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano (mexican)
  • 6 oz dried penne
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 4 to 6 oz queso fresco, crumbled
  • or use "Mexican Mix"

Directions

  • Directions:
  • Roast poblanos in fire until blisted and charred, transfer to plastic bag and seal 10 minutes.
  • Peel or rub off skins and discard seeds ribs and stems. Cut into 1/4 inch strips.
  • Cook onion with butter, add poblanos, serrano, garlic and oregano and cook until fragrant.
  • Cook pasta until tener. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water.
  • Add pasta to chile mixture along with crema and pasta water.
  • Cook on high heat until pasta is coated (1 minute) and stir in cheese.

Notes

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