Refried Bean Stuffed Poblanos W/ Cheese

Recipe by PSU Lioness
READY IN: 8mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    medium poblano chiles, halved and seeded (you can also use jalapenos)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can fat-free refried beans
  • 1
    (8 7/8 ounce) envelope microwaveable cooked long-grain rice (such as Uncle Ben's Original Ready Rice)
  • 12
    cup picante sauce
  • 1
    cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, shredded
  • chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chile halves, cut sides up, on a round microwave-safe plate.
  • Cover with wax paper; microwave at HIGH 3 minutes.
  • While chiles cook, combine beans, rice, and picante sauce in a medium bowl, stirring well. (This is where you would add the chicken if using).
  • Spoon bean mixture evenly into chile halves.
  • Cover with wax paper; microwave at HIGH 2 minutes.
  • Uncover chiles, sprinkle each half with 2 tablespoons cheese, and microwave at HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Sprinkle evenly with cilantro, if desired.
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