Mexican Delight: Chilaquiles




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This is a traditional mexican dish. It’s usually eaten for breakfast but it goes great at any other meal. This recipe serves 4 large portions.

Step 1: Ingredients

¼ white onion

800 grams of tomatoes

5 branches of cilantro

¾ cups of water

210 grams of tomato sauce

1 teaspoon of powdered chicken bouillon

½ teaspoon of salt

1 tablespoon of oil

Fried tortilla or totopos

For serving:



Sour cream

Step 2: Prepare Tomatoes

Cut out the hard part of the tomatoes and cut them in half to fit in the blender.

Place the tomatoes, onion and cilantro (previously washed) in the blender.

Step 3: Blend

Add the water and blend everything together.

Step 4:

Place the oil in a hot cooking pot and pour the mixture in it.

Add the tomatoe sauce, the powdered chicken bouillon and mix.

Step 5: Totopos

Let it boil for 8 minutes.

When the mixture is still very hot grab a handful of fried tortilla (totopos) and put it in the sauce. Let it sit for 1 minute and serve right away.

Step 6: Enjoy!

You can use some sour cream, avocado and a sunny side up egg. Some people prefer to eat the chilaquiles with chicken or meat. Try different combinations and find your favourite!

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    2 Discussions


    1 year ago

    I just realized there are more foods to try out in the world than mysteries to solve in Physics ! Love the food section of instructables. Voted!


    1 year ago

    I make these all the time, different recipe. I can't wait to try this one, my favorite breakfast by far! Great with a jalapeño sauce.