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Flautas de Chiles Rellenos (Recipe)

Flautas de chiles rellenos is a Mexican dish that consists of crispy tortilla rolls filled with chiles rellenos. The first part, chiles rellenos, is a classic Mexican dish consisting of roasted poblano chiles stuffed with cheese or meat, dipped in egg banter and then fried. The second part is the tortilla casing, which is rolled. This is usually fried once the filling is inserted. This dish can be served with salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.

About this recipe

Flautas de Chiles Rellenos is the ultimate Mexican comfort food. It takes the best of chiles rellenos and wraps them in flauta form. Intrigued? Do read on!

Flautas de Chiles Rellenos recipe background

Chiles rellenos, or stuffed peppers, are a Mexican classic. When you introduce this beloved dish to the crispy world of flautas, magic happens.

The Fusion Story

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Why make this recipe?

Why dive into this deliciousness?

  • Fusion of two classics
  • Spicy meets crispy
  • Perfect for gatherings
  • Crowd-pleaser

What does Flautas de Chiles Rellenos taste like?

Picture biting into a spicy, cheesy stuffed pepper that’s been encapsulated in a crunchy flauta shell. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds.

What is in Flautas de Chiles Rellenos?

  • Shell: Corn tortillas
  • Filling: Stuffed Poblano peppers
  • Toppings: Salsa, sour cream

Equipment required for this recipe

  • Deep frying pan
  • Tongs
  • Paper towels
  • Toothpicks


  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 4 Poblano peppers, roasted and peeled
  • 1 cup cheese, grated


  • Salsa of choice
  • Sour cream


  1. Prep Peppers: Roast, peel, and stuff with cheese.
  2. Warm Tortillas: Makes them pliable.
  3. Assemble: Place a pepper on each tortilla.
  4. Roll & Secure: Use toothpicks.
  5. Fry: Until crispy.
  6. Drain: On paper towels.
  7. Garnish: Unleash the toppings.

How to serve Flautas de Chiles Rellenos

Serve hot with your favorite salsa and a dollop of sour cream.

What to serve Flautas de Chiles Rellenos with

  • Mexican rice
  • Guacamole

My recommendations and tips

  • Use freshly roasted Poblanos for better flavor.
  • Make sure the frying oil is hot for that perfect crisp.

Flautas de Chiles Rellenos storage ideas

Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven.

Potential ingredients substitutes

Original IngredientSubstitute
Poblano PeppersAnaheim Peppers
Corn TortillasFlour Tortillas

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

  • Calories: 320
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fat: 20g

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it very spicy?
  • That depends on the peppers. Poblanos are moderately spicy.
  • Can I use another cheese?
  • Absolutely, feel free to experiment.


Flautas de Chiles Rellenos are a culinary match made in heaven. With the richness of chiles rellenos and the crispiness of flautas, this dish will leave you craving for more. Don’t just take our word for it, give it a try!

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