Beefed up mac & cheese is the twist to this chile rellenos classic.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/3 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce
1 large onion, cut in half, divided
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
10 large poblano chile s (2-3/4 lb.), roasted, peeled, split, seeded and divided
1 pkg. (7-1/4 oz.) KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
8 KRAFT Singles, divided
1-1/2 lb. lean ground beef
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Blend tomatoes, barbecue sauce, half each of the onions and cilantro, and 2 chiles in blender until smooth; pour 2 cups into 13x9-inch baking dish. Set remaining sauce aside. Chop remaining onion.
Prepare Dinner as directed on package. Stir in 4 Singles until melted. Meanwhile, brown meat with chopped onions in large skillet; drain. Stir meat mixture and remaining cilantro into prepared Dinner; spoon into remaining chiles. Place filled chiles over sauce in baking dish; top with remaining sauce. Cover.
Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Cut remaining Singles in half; place over chiles. Bake, uncovered, 2 min. or until melted.
How to Roast Poblano Chiles
Heat broiler. Place chiles on foil-covered baking sheet. Broil, 4 inches from heat, 7 to 10 min. or until chiles are evenly blackened, turning occasionally. Place in paper bag; close bag. Let stand 20 min. or until chiles are cooled. Remove chiles from bag. Peel away blackened skins with small knife; discard skins. Cut chiles lengthwise in half; remove and discard seeds. Use chiles as directed.
Save 110 calories and 12g of fat, including 4g of sat fat, per serving by preparing with KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner following the Light Prep directions on package. Also, by substituting 1 pkg. (7 oz.) KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese for the Singles, adding 1 cup shredded cheese to the prepared Dinner along with the cooked meat mixture and remaining cilantro, and sprinkling the remaining shredded cheese over the filled chiles for the last 2 min. of the baking time.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 34g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.