Chiles Poblanos en Nogada

Puebla Chiles Stuffed with Pork in Walnut Sauce

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

The chile poblano is a glistening dark green chile just big enough to stuff. Poblano means that it is associated with the colonial city of Puebla, now a short drive from Mexico City and redolent of its own colonial traditions, rich in colonial architecture, and home of the emblematic Mexican girl, the China Poblana, or Pueblan Chinese maiden. In a thousand labels and posters, she wears her colorful outfit and stands for the proud early days of the Manila galleons that plied th