Chiles en Nogada is one of Mexico’s most delicious and traditional dishes. This tasty dish is usually enjoyed during the month of September to celebrate Independence Day on September 16th. Chiles en Nogada is created using poblano chiles stuffed with picadillo, then a walnut creamy sauce is poured on top of it. Lastly, tart pomegranate seeds and diced parsley will be placed on top. Would you like to try this traditional dish in person? If so, then contact Villa La Estancia. They have beautiful hotel-condo concept resorts in Cabo and the Riviera Nayarit. Their special vacation packages sell out quickly, so don’t miss out. They also have beachfront residences for sale if you want to buy a second home at the beach, too. Until you arrive in Mexico, read below to learn more about Chiles en Nogada, a traditional Mexican dish.
Chiles en Nogada Traditional Dish
Chiles en Nogada is a traditional dish that every person should try just once. This tri-colored dish is reminiscent of the Mexican flag with red, green, and white. It has poblano chiles stuffed with picadillo that is a mixture of ground beef and spices. Sometimes the picadillo will have apples, peaches, pears, and pork in it. The filling is usually made with ground beef or pork and biznaga, which is cactus that have been candied and this will bring a touch of sweetness to the dish. Biznaga is an ingredient that isn’t easy to find, so you can add dried fruit or fruit that has been candied. Next, a walnut cream sauce will be topped on the stuffed chiles that is called nogada sauce. Fresh pomegranate seeds and chopped parsley are the final touch. This traditional dish should be served at room temperature.
White Wine with Chiles en Nogada
Villa La Estancia has a very large selection of wines if you want to enjoy wine with your dinner. Many times, we are unsure which wine goes well with a certain meal, but their waitstaff is very professional. They will be happy to offer diners suggestions to help pick the white wine that will go great with your chiles en nogada meal. White wine is an excellent wine to go with chiles en nogada, because it balances the chile filling by bringing out the sweetness. The white wine will also go well with the creamy flavor of the nogada sauce. You can ask your server for suggestions when they bring you the wine list. Villa La Estancia onsite restaurants have great wine options such as Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc.
Online Recipes for Chiles en Nogada
During the months of August to the beginning of October is when you can order chiles en nogada in restaurants in Mexico. This dish is mostly ordered around Independence Day (September 16th) in Mexico. Now is the perfect time to head to Mexico so you can try chiles en nogada in person. Many top chefs say that this dish isn’t hard to make, but it will take a significant amount of time. There are many online recipes for chiles en nogada. If you are unable to get to Mexico this month, you can try making this traditional dish at your home so you can celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day, too.
Chiles en nogada is a wonderful traditional Mexican dish that everyone should try at least once. This dish is usually only available in Mexico from August through October, so now is the perfect time to book a Mexico vacation before October arrives. Remember, Villa La Estancia currently has affordable all-inclusive travel packages on sale. Plus, they have incredible onsite amenities and services, too. COVID health and safety practices are in place at their properties to keep homeowners and resort guests safe, too. The hotel-condo concept is a great place to invest in a second home at the beach, too. The solidly constructed residences are spacious, elegantly furnished, and have high quality finishes, too. Contact them today to learn more!