Hi friends How’s your day going? Hope it’s been lovely so far.
Lately in the mornings, I’ve had to drag Bella out of bed to go outside.
We wake up to my alarm, she covers me in Bella kisses and then she goes back to sleep until I’m ready to leave for the day. She’s not a morning person, either
Since I’ve been living in Tucson, so many Mexican food memories have come back to me. Tamales, pink cookies from the Mexican bakery, nana’s homemade tortillas and beans, salsas, etc. etc. etc. For the past couple of days, I’ve had chile rellenos on the brain. When my family and I would go to Mexico more often we would always stop to have chile rellenos at the mercado. The lady who would make them would spend all day making chile rellenos- fresh peppers stuffed with cheese and lightly fried. The egg batter was so light and crispy – they would literally melt in your mouth. Definitely swoon-worthy.
So today, the breakfast relleno was born
Last night while I was making dinner, I roasted two polano peppers in the oven for 30 minutes at 350.
I popped them into a container and put them in the fridge to be waiting for this morning.
When I woke up, I cut down each pepper and removed the seeds with a knife:
and then filled each one with goat cheese
The peppers went under the broiler for 4 minutes, and while they broiled, I made some scrambled eggs (1 egg + 2 egg whites).
Stuffed the peppers with said eggs:
And served with pico de gallo (you can make fresh or buy), tea and (brown rice) toast.
Vegan? You could use vegan cream cheese of choice and a tofu scramble in lieu of eggs (tofu, peppers, nutritional yeast, sea salt, pepper and cumin)
They took less than 10 minutes to make and were AMAZING. Spicy, savory, and perfectly filling. The beautiful aroma even got Bella out of bed
Well I’m off to work!
See ya laterrrrrr <3
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