Pan Roasted
Vegetables with Mole

Main Meals

A Recipe by El Popular

Time to Veg Out. There is nothing easier, tastier, or more nutritious than warm roasted vegetables. El Popular’s Mole sauce transforms plain veggies into a rich and savory meal. This recipe will have any picky eater at your table licking their plate clean.

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cook Time: 30 mins

  • Makes: 2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar El Popular Mole Paste 8oz. or Powder 4oz.

  • 2-4 cups chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 small head cauliflower (cut into florets)

  • 1 sweet potato (cubed)

  • ½ butternut squash (peeled and cubed)

  • 1 large red onion (sliced into thick wedges)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme

Directions

  • To prepare the Mole sauce, see the “Mole 101” box below.

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  • Add all the vegetables to a sheet pan.

  • Season with oil, salt and thyme.

  • Roast until golden brown and tender, for about 30 minutes.

  • Drizzle Mole sauce over vegetables when cooked, or serve as a dipping sauce on the side.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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