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Rajas con Crema (Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce)

Rajas con Crema, or Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce, is a yummy Mexican recipe that is not too spicy and 100% tasty. It’s cheesy deliciousness in every bite.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 4 poblano pepper roasted, seeded, deveined, and sliced
  • ½ package cream cheese or 4 ounces
  • ½ cup crema Mexicana or heavy cream
  • 2 cups Mexican Manchego cheese or Monterey Jack
  • 1 tspn Salt


  • In a large skillet, melt the butter and add the onion.
  • Cook for 1 minute, or until translucent.
  • Add the roasted poblano pepper strips.
  • Stir to combine and cook for 1 minutes.
  • Add the cream cheese.
  • Cook for 1 minute.
  • Use your spatula to break up the cream cheese.
  • Add the crema Mexicana (or heavy cream, if using).
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add the Manchego cheese (or Monterey Jack) and salt.
  • Serve immediately with tortillas.