Authentic Mexican Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles are typically crisp tortillas tossed in sauce and served topped with cheese and eggs are the basis of the dish. Green or red salsa or mole is poured over the crisp tortilla triangles, called totopos. It is commonly garnished with crema, shredded queso fresco or feta in the U.S or Canada, raw onion and avocado slices for topping. Chilaquiles can be served with refried beans, fried eggs, beef and guacamole as side dish.

Chipotle Tofu Chilaquiles

Chipotle Tofu Chilaquiles

Start by quickly pressing/draining your tofu in a clean kitchen towel with a heavy pot on top, and preheating oven to 350 degrees F.

Skillet Chipotle Chilaquiles with Eggs

Skillet Chipotle Chilaquiles with Eggs

Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed, oven-safe 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir the chipotle and sauce into the oil. Add the tortilla chips in handfuls, gently crushing them into large pieces in your hands as you do so.

Chilaquiles in mulato chilli sauce

Chilaquiles in mulato chilli sauce

Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican dish using baked or fried tortillas as the base – great for a casual gathering

Mexican Chilaquiles

Mexican Chilaquiles

Combine black beans, tomato and onion in a small bowl and toss together.

Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

To make Salsa Verde: Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add tomatillos and onion, and boil 10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft to the touch. Drain, transfer to blender, and blend with jalapeño and cilantro until smooth.

Coffee Cup Chilaquiles

Coffee Cup Chilaquiles

Beat egg and milk with a fork in a coffee cup, adding salt and pepper to taste. Add cheddar; stir to coat. Break 3 or 4 tortilla chips into small pieces to fit in the cup; stir into the mixture. Add salsa.

El Charro’s Chilaquiles

El Charro’s Chilaquiles

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gently break up the chips by pressing down on the bag – you’re not trying to break them down too much, just getting them more compact so they layer well. Lay the chips in one large or two smaller casserole dishes. Beat eggs with a fork and...

Red Chile Chicken Chilaquiles

Red Chile Chicken Chilaquiles

A traditional Mexican breakfast or brunch, our chilaquiles give you an added kick-start to the day thanks to a medley of spicy red chile sauce and shredded chicken. Replace the tomato sauce with Make-Ahead Roasted Roma Tomato Sauce for an extra boost of flavor! Red...

Crazy-Fast Red Chilaquiles

Crazy-Fast Red Chilaquiles

In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then sauté the garlic and onions until soft, about 3 minutes.

Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles Rojos

Mexican Breakfast Chilaquiles Rojos

Cut the tortillas into quarters. In a large skillet, heat the oil and fry the tortilla pieces until crunchy. Lower the heat to low.

Black Bean and Chicken Chilaquiles

Black Bean and Chicken Chilaquiles

Traditionally a Mexican breakfast, black bean and chicken chilaquiles requires only 8 ingredients and can be enjoyed at any time of day.

Chilaquiles for a Crowd

Chilaquiles for a Crowd

Preheat your oven to 300 degrees.  In a large (4-quart) pot, heat the oil over medium-high. Add about 2/3 of the onion and cook, stirring regularly, until richly browned, 8 to 10 minutes.  Add the salsa and broth and bring to a rolling boil.  Turn...

Green Chilaquiles With Eggs

Green Chilaquiles With Eggs

This comforting Mexican dish is made with fried tortillas and salsa. Frying tortillas is easy, but you can use store-bought chips if you’d like; just be sure that they are thick, the type sold in bags at Mexican groceries or tortillerías.

Chilaquiles Recipe

Chilaquiles Recipe

It will help with the frying if your tortillas are a little dry. If they are fresh, cut them first, put them in a warm oven for a few minutes first to dry them out a bit, then proceed.

Chilaquiles II

Chilaquiles II

Easy, authentic Mexican recipe that my mom taught me. It’s a casserole of tortilla chips mixed with eggs and salsa, and topped with cheese. Serve with refried beans

Mexican Chilaquiles Rojos

Mexican Chilaquiles Rojos

Preheat an oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Arrange the tortilla wedges in a single layer on two 13 x 9 baking sheets. Lightly spray with oil and bake for 15 minutes or until crisp.

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Pour about 1/3 cup vegetable oil into a large saute pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the tortillas, working in 2 or 3 batches, and cook until lightly browned and nearly crisp.

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