Chilies Papas Rellenas

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

A papas rellenas WITHOUT a meat filling; using diced chilies to kick it up! Posted for ZWT3.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together hot mashed potatoes, eggs, butter and 2 teaspoons of cornstarch.
  2. Set aside and let cool. In a sauce, combine sofrito, tomato sauce, diced chilies, oregano and salt.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Cook over low heat, simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  5. Spread a spoonful of potato dough mix in palm of hand.
  6. Make an indentation in middle and stuff it with some of the chili-tomato mixture. Cover filling with more potato dough.
  7. Shape into a ball.
  8. Dust ball lightly with remaining cornstarch.
  9. Repeat with remaining mixtures.
  10. Deep fry stuffed potato balls until golden (about 2 minutes).
  11. Remove and drain on paper towels.

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