How to Cook Romeritos With Mole

Romeritos is a Mexican dish, consisting of sprigs of a plant known as Romerito that looks like rosemary, therefore it's name. Usually served with nopal, dried shrimp and potatoes in a mole sauce.

How to Cook Romeritos With Mole Recipe
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Traditionally in Mexico this dish it's important part of Christmas dinner. It's really tasteful and good cooked it's not stodgy. Mole it's a sauce with more than 40 and ingredients and spicy

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The first thing you need to do its clean the Romeritos, it means, cut all the though branches to leave only the tender. It's a hard ans slow work because you need to be precise and also not trough all

The first thing you need to do its clean the Romeritos, it means, cut all the though branches to leave only the tender. It's a hard ans slow work because you need to be precise and also not trough all

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When you finish it must look like this

When you finish it must look like this

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See only the long and hard branches go to trash

See only the long and hard branches go to trash

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Now, you can star to cook, the rest of ingredients you can prepare as long as you go.

Now, you can star to cook, the rest of ingredients you can prepare as long as you go.

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First it's important chop the nopales in medium pieces. Not so small because it downsize when it's cook

First it's important chop the nopales in medium pieces. Not so small because it downsize when it's cook

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Now, wash it with the potatoes and cook with a little salt. If you wish can peel the potatoes but I don't like do it and for me the taste it's better

Now, wash it with the potatoes and cook with a little salt. If you wish can peel the potatoes but I don't like do it and for me the taste it's better

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Meanwhile we can prepare the shrimps

Meanwhile we can prepare the shrimps

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In a hot pan, toast it in little bunches, because when it's warm and toasted its easy take of the head, tail and hard parts of skin

In a hot pan, toast it in little bunches, because when it's warm and toasted its easy take of the head, tail and hard parts of skin

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When you finish must look like this

When you finish must look like this

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And you have a lot of shell, but it's not for trash. You use the blender.

And you have a lot of shell, but it's not for trash. You use the blender.

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Must look like this

Must look like this

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In this moment the potatoes and nopales must be ready, not completely cook, only tender.

In this moment the potatoes and nopales must be ready, not completely cook, only tender.

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Now, cook the Romeritos only for 15 min. Be sure to perfectly wash it because the ground can really ruin the taste of this dish

Now, cook the Romeritos only for 15 min. Be sure to perfectly wash it because the ground can really ruin the taste of this dish

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Meanwhile, blend all tomatoes with a cup of water

Meanwhile, blend all tomatoes with a cup of water

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Hot a casserole and add olive oil

Hot a casserole and add olive oil

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When the oil it's ready and the blended tomatoes and tomato sauce

When the oil it's ready and the blended tomatoes and tomato sauce

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Mix it an look how change, after approximately 10 min it'll be ready to next step

Mix it an look how change, after approximately 10 min it'll be ready to next step

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It's time to add mole, I usually use to kind of mole, black and with almond, because I'd like the mix of flavors

It's time to add mole, I usually use to kind of mole, black and with almond, because I'd like the mix of flavors

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Add directly to the casserole to mix

Add directly to the casserole to mix

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It's necessary you use a spoon to mix all it well

It's necessary you use a spoon to mix all it well

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When mole and tomato sauce it's mix it's time to add chocolate. Again I use two kind, bitter chocolate and a bar to make chocolate with milk

When mole and tomato sauce it's mix it's time to add chocolate. Again I use two kind, bitter chocolate and a bar to make chocolate with milk

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Add to the mole in pieces and mix it well

Add to the mole in pieces and mix it well

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Now add dry shrimp

Now add dry shrimp

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After 5 min, all the rest of ingredients

After 5 min, all the rest of ingredients

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Must look like this, but now star the hard work. The mole coil be spicy but it need be cooked for 3 hours and mix it constantly

Must look like this, but now star the hard work. The mole coil be spicy but it need be cooked for 3 hours and mix it constantly

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This is how it look after one hour

This is how it look after one hour

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After three hours looks great and taste better. It's great to eat with bread

After three hours looks great and taste better. It's great to eat with bread

Ingredients

1 Kilogram Romeritos 
½ kilograms Mole 
¼ kilograms Dry shrimp 
1 Kilogram Tomato 
½ kilograms Tomato concentrate 
½ kilograms Nopales 
2 kilograms Small potato 
Olive oil 
Salt 
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