Steak in Pasilla Sauce

Steak in Pasilla Sauce

Pasilla peppers are a staple in Mexican cuisine.  These smoky and flavourful peppers are useful as the main ingredient in sauces, cut into strips and crisped to top soups, as well as in more elaborate dishes such as red mole (mole rojo) and "tablecloth stainer" (manchamanteles).  In this recipe, the unique combination of pasilla peppers with tomatillos, results in a wonderfully rich and dark sauce, bringing simple "steak and potatoes" to another level ... click on title for more