Taza Chocolate Mexicano or their Chipotle Chili Chocolate Mexicano, but any good chocolate will work! Trader Joe's now sells a Mexican Chocolate in disk shape at a very reasonable price.
So here's a Quick Mole recipe adapted from Paula Deen's Quick Chicken Mole. Perfect with Turkey.
Quick Turkey Mole
2 Tbsp good quality olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 can diced tomatoes, drained
1 bell pepper, chopped
2 chipotle peppers, roughly chopped
1 (10-ounce) can chicken broth
2 Tbsp peanut butter
4 ounces Taza Chocolate Mexicano, chopped
Toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds), for garnish
Heat oil in heavy saute pan over medium heat. Add onion and saute until
translucent. Add garlic and spices and continue to saute to toast and
develop flavor. Add diced tomatoes, peppers, chipotles, broth, peanut
butter, and chocolate. Simmer for 10 minutes. Strain and puree until
Take left over Turkey and either add to oven friendly saute pan or put
in another pot and then cover with the Mole sauce. Braise in 350 oven
for 45 minutes. Garnish with toasted pumpkin seeds.
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