9 Restaurants in El Paso to Get Your Fix of Chiles en Nogada
It's September and that can only mean one thing: it's chiles en nogada season!
Chiles en nogada are a traditional Mexican dish where a poblano pepper is roasted and then stuffed with ground beef and pork, raisins, onion, garlic, peaches, apples, pear and crystallized orange and covered with a delicious white walnut sauce. They're then topped with pomegranate seeds- and sometimes more walnuts. I prefer them without the raisins, but that's just me! The beauty of the dish is that it can be personalize to your own tastes.
Although some of the history of how this dish came to be is a bit hazy, the one thing we all know is that this dish is best enjoyed in the month of September. First, because pomegranates are in full season this month. The dish is also said to resemble the colors of the Mexican flag, red, green and white- thus making it the perfect meal for those celebrating Mexican Independence day and basically anyone looking to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month!
So, as you can see, those who love this dish highly anticipate September and foodies around El Paso have already begun the hunt as to where they can find the best ones. I did a little bit of research- along with help from the El Paso foodies and found the nine best places you can find chiles en nogada this season!
9 El Paso Restaurants Serving Up Chiles En Nogada this Season
You'll want to check in on the availability with some of these restaurants, and you'll also want to act fast because these babies are only around for a short time.