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Rajas con Queso
(Peppers with Cheese)

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  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 4 red bell peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 4 poblano chiles, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 12 green onions, cut into matchstick-size strips
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Monterey jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro


  1. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute.
  2. Add bell peppers and poblanos; sauté until tender, about 12 minutes.
  3. Add green onions; sauté until tender, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add cheese and simmer until cheese melts. Stir in cilantro.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 6 servings