Chile Relleno Topper

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  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes 24 servings, 2 topped crackers each.


Chile Relleno Topper Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 large poblano chiles, divided
  • 4 oz. brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 48 RITZ Crackers
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Cut  1 chile into quarters. Cut 48 thin strips from 1 chile piece; reserve for later use. Finely chop whole chile and remaining chile pieces.
  • Mix  cream cheese, cheddar and chopped chiles until blended; roll into 48 balls.
  • Place  crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with cheese balls.
  • Bake  3 to 5 min. or until cheese balls begin to melt.
  • Microwave  tomato sauce and cumin in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Spoon over topped crackers; top with reserved chile strips.

Recipe Tips

Make AheadThe cream cheese mixture can be prepared and shaped into balls ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 2 days before using as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings, 2 topped crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 70 
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Saturated fat 2.5 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 115 mg
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 6 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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