Hatch chile season! More ways to prepare it that are quick and easy and taste G-R-E-A-T. The meat makes it a main dish; great with garlic toast and a tossed salad.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
33 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 13 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil; arrange chile peppers cut-side down on top.

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  • Roast under the preheated broiler until the skin of the peppers has blackened and blistered, 5 to 8 minutes.

  • Place blackened peppers into a bowl and seal tightly with plastic wrap. Allow peppers to steam as they cool, about 20 minutes. Remove and discard skins. Chop flesh.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage and bacon; cook and stir until browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain excess grease. Add onion; cook and stir until golden, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Pour water into the skillet; bring to a boil. Add rice. Reduce heat; simmer until water is absorbed and rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Fold in chopped peppers before serving.

Cook's Note:

You can sprinkle cheese on top before serving if desired. I didn't want to lose the roasted hatch chile flavor with the addition of the cheese, so I left it out.

Nutrition Facts

470 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 48.2g; fat 21.4g; cholesterol 56.9mg; sodium 968.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/22/2020
I love this dish only changes made....I used half mild sausage and half hot. Definitely gives it that kick! Instead of serving with salad we always serve with collard greens. YUM:) Read More

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Rating: 1 stars
10/19/2016
I made this recipe as written and did not like it. After adding Lawry's Seasoned Salt fresh cracked pepper and garlic powder I found that it still needed something else to improve the taste. I then added a can of diced tomatoes a sprinkle of sugar to reduce the acidity of the tomatoes and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. The addition of all these other ingredients made it edible but not something I would make again. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
10/19/2016
I made this recipe as written and did not like it. After adding Lawry's Seasoned Salt fresh cracked pepper and garlic powder I found that it still needed something else to improve the taste. I then added a can of diced tomatoes a sprinkle of sugar to reduce the acidity of the tomatoes and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. The addition of all these other ingredients made it edible but not something I would make again. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
01/22/2020
I love this dish only changes made....I used half mild sausage and half hot. Definitely gives it that kick! Instead of serving with salad we always serve with collard greens. YUM:) Read More
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