Beef Rellenos

1 lb Ground Beef
1/2 Minced Onion
1 Clove Minced Garlic
1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Salt
1/3 cup Tomato Sauce
8 Chili Pepper
4 Egg
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/4 cup Flour

*** In large skillet sauté meat till light brown. Drain excess fat; add onion, garlic, chili powder and salt. Sauté 3 minutes. Add tomato sauce and simmer 10 minutes. If using fresh chilies, place under broiler about 8 minutes. Split chilies down one side and remove skin. Remove seeds. Stuff inside with meat mixture and roll in flour. Have ready a large skillet filled with 1/4 inch oil. Separate eggs. Beat whites stiff; beat yolks light. Fold yolks into whites. Lightly dunk peppers in mixture; ease into hot oil in skillet and cook until golden brown. Remove. Serve with hot sauce on the side.

Yield: 4 Servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana