Macro-Friendly Recipe Review: Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos

Georgette Fitness, Health Leave a Comment

Chile rellenos from restaurants are almost always battered in egg and deep fried. Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste, however, has figured out a way to lighten up the comforting dish without sacrificing any of the flavor. This dish is smokey, cheesy, and mildly spicy. Most importantly, they are easy enough to make on a weeknight.

Because poblano peppers have thicker skins than bell peppers, they are first roasted. The benefit is twofold — it allows you to remove the skin and also lends a really nice, smokey flavor to the peppers. Serve them with rice and re-fried beans, a few slices of avocado, or to keep it low-carb and serve them with a side of cauliflower rice. You can easily double or triple the recipe. The leftovers freeze and reheat well.

1 stuffed poblano with 1/4 cup sauce
Protein: 22g
Carbohydrates: 13g
Fat: 5g
Fiber: 3g

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