Would you happen to know one of the most popular traditional dishes in Mexico is “Chiles En Nogada”? This delicious dish is one you should try during the month of September when Independence Day is celebrated in Mexico on September 16th. Chiles en Nogada are made with poblano chiles that are stuffed with picadillo, then covered in a walnut sauce. Last but not least, pomegranate seeds and chopped parsley are added on top. Would you like to try Chiles En Nogada in Mexico? Now is the perfect time to book a Mexico vacation. Right now, Villa La Estancia has vacation package deals at our stunning properties in Riviera Nayarit and Cabo San Lucas. We also have a limited number of beachfront residences for sale, too. Read below in the meantime to learn why you should try this mexican dish.

Try Chiles en Nogada in Mexico

Everyone should try Chiles en Nogada in Mexico at least once in their lifetime. This authentic dish ingredients include poblano chiles that are stuffed with picadillo which is a tasty ground beef mixture, then a creamy walnut sauce (nogada) will be poured on top of it. Fresh pomegranate seeds and chopped parsley will be placed on top of it, then served. This dish is best served at room temperature. Sometimes, this dish can also have diced apples, pears, and peaches along with ground pork. Traditionally, the filling is usually made with beef, pork, and biznaga (candied cactus) which will add a bit of sweetness to the dish. However, biznaga is an ingredient that can be hard to find, so you can substitute other dried or candied fruit for a similar result.

White Wine Pairs With Chiles en Nogada

If you enjoy a glass of wine with your Chiles en Nogada, then you will be pleased to know that the Villa La Estancia has an extensive selection of wines. Our professional waiters can offer suggestions if you aren’t sure which wine to choose to go with your meal. In general, a nice crisp white wine will pair perfectly with this mexican dish. It will balance the sweetness of the chiles while bringing the creamy flavor out. Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc are excellent wine options, too.

Chiles en Nogada Tips

From August through October, Chiles en Nogada is usually available in many Mexican restaurants. Many people choose to enjoy the tri-colored dish on September 16th which is Independence Day in Mexico. September is here, so you will want to make sure you try the dish soon at your favorite restaurant in Mexico. If you would like to make this mexican dish can find many different recipes online. Many top chefs have stated that Chiles en Nogada isn’t a hard dish to make, but it does take a lot of time to make. Most recipes will have easy steps for you to follow from the start to the finish of the dish. Are you going to try to make Chiles en Nogada this month to celebrate Independence Day in Mexico?

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