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Low carb rajas poblano with cheese and sour cream in a bowl

Low Carb Rajas Poblano (with cheese and sour cream)

A classic Mexican dish made with Poblano peppers, onions and cream or cheese.  Rajas can be used as a side dish or as filling for tacos.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword keto, low carb, rajas, tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 100kcal
Author Dorothy Stainbrook


  • 10 peppers Poblano peppers roasted, peeled and sliced 2" x 1/4"
  • 1 medium onion coarsley chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt more to taste
  • 1 tsp oregano Mexican oregano if available
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup jack cheese shredded


  • Roast & peel the peppers (see post for techniques)
  • Saute onion over medium heat in large skillet (I used 2 Tbs olive oil to saute); saute for 5-7 min or until slightly carmelized or translucent; add garlic for last 30 seconds.
  • Add peppers to the onion mix and cook about 4 minutes or until the entire mixture heats up and flavors meld together
  • Turn off heat and add the sour cream and cheese and gently mix together.



Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sugar: 1g