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Huitlacoche Crepes: Recipe from Los Sombreros

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Yesterday we answered the question: Huitlacoche? Where can I find this stuff in Phoenix and what can I do with it? Follow the jump for a recipe shared by Azucena Tovar from Los Sombreros in Scottsdale.

Huitlacoche Crepes from Los Sombreros; recipe courtesy of Azucena Tovar

Crepe Batter for 12 crepes*
6 eggs
1 and ¾ cups AP flour
½ cup melted butter
1-teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
½ teaspoon sugar
½ cup beer

Butter to coat skillet

Combine ingredients and blend until smooth batter forms.
Allow batter to rest 30 minutes.
Heat an 8-inch skillet. Add butter to coat the skillet bottom.
Ladle enough batter to cover the bottom of the pan, pouring off excess. Allow bottom to cook, flip and continue to cook until done.
Repeat.
Layer crepes on sheet pan and keep warm until ready to fill.
*Extra crepes can be layered between wax or parchment paper and frozen for future use.

Filling
2 Tablespoons chopped onion
2 Tablespoons chopped tomato
2 Tablespoons corn
2 Tablespoons goat cheese
2 Tablespoons blue cheese
¼ cup huitlacoche
½ cup chipotle salsa

Sauté onion, tomato and corn with huitlacoche until softened. Stir in cheeses and chipotle salsa and heat through.

Pomegranate Sauce
¾ cup pomegranate concentrate
¼ cup water
½ Tablespoon cornstarch

Combine ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to boil, cook until thickened.

Cream Topping
½ lb cream cheese
½ cup huitlacoche
6 oz goat cheese
1-cup chicken stock
½ teaspoon Mexican oregano
½ teaspoon cumin
Garnish: sliced red onion, sliced radish, pomegranate seeds

Heat ingredients in a saucepan. Blend to combine.

Assemble crepes.
Fill each crepe with sautéed vegetable and cheese filling. Roll. Pour cream topping over each crepe, drizzle with pomegranate sauce.
Garnish with sliced red onion, sliced radish, and pomegranate seeds.

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