Main Dishes

Traditional Chiles en Nogada

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Recipe for authentic chiles en nogada based on an old family recipe from Yuriria, Guanajuato

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6 large poblano chiles, about 6" long
FILLING
10ozs. beef
10 ozs. pork
1 medium carrot
1 medium white onion
1 medium waxy potato
1 medium zucchini squash
3 roma (plum) tomatoes
½ cup peas
8 ozs. biznaga or candied fruit or dried fruit
½ cup raisins
½ cup almonds
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. salt + salt to taste
NOGADA
1¼ cup Mexican cream (do not use sour cream)
½ cup shelled walnuts
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tbsp. brown sugar
GARNISH
2 small pomegranates or 1 large
1 small bunch of parsley
PRECOOK THE MEAT Place the meat in a pan and just cover with water. Bring to a simmer and cook the meat until just cooked through (about 20 minutes) turning once.When the meat is cooked remove it from the...
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Nutritions

Calories
536

Sodium
369mg
15% DV

Fat
31g
48% DV

Protein
20g
41% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV