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Recipe of Traditional Chile in Nogada

Traditional Chile in Nogada

1h 35 mins
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The chiles in nogada are one of the most emblematic dishes of Mexico and only cooked around the month of September since this is the season for the chiles in nogada.
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8 portions
  • 8 poblano peppers
  • 2 red pomegranates , shelled
  • 80 grams parsley, chopped
  • 100 grams onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 400 grams ground beef
  • 400 grams ground pork
  • 120 grams candied lemon peel, chopped
  • 50 grams raisin, hydrated
  • 100 grams almond, peeled, toasted and chopped
  • 200 grams peach, chopped
  • 200 grams pear, peeled and chopped
  • 200 grams golden apple, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 5 grams cinnamon powder
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 80 grams lard
  • 1/2 kilos walnut, peeled, for the nogada
  • 100 grams almond, peeled, for the nogada
  • 220 grams Philadelphia® cream cheese, for the nogada
  • 80 grams sugar, for the nogada
  • 400 milliliters white wine, for the nogada
  • nutmegs, to taste, for the nogada
  • milks, (if necessary), for the nogada


Put the hot peppers on fire to roast the skin, be careful not to burn. Put them in a bag and let them sweat for 20 minutes, remove seeds, devein them and set aside.
For the filling, heat the butter, sweat the onion and garlic , add the beef and pork and cook 5 minutes, add the almonds, raisins, fry a little.
Add the fruit (peaches, pears and apples) cook 5 minutes more, season and set aside.
Nogada: add the white wine, almonds and nuts on the fire; let it reduce and add nutmeg. Cool, liquefy with the cream, cheese and sugar, rectify the consistency and flavor, fill the chilies, cover with the sauce and garnish with chopped parsley and the pomegranate grains.

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Ratings (28)
Laly Xavier
13/09/2020 10:43:54
lili Plata
11/09/2020 16:25:55
Luz Maria Sanchez
10/09/2020 15:28:32
Leticia Herrera
16/08/2020 13:16:58
Excelente receta,
Paola H
17/06/2020 14:17:40
La manzana tradicional es la de Zacatlán y la nogada no lleva almendra
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