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Chilaquiles Verdes Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 25 Minutes
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  • Crispy triangular-shaped tortillas topped with sour cream, chopped tomatoes, tomatillos and avocado.


  • 12 6-in. tortillas, cut into 1-in. pieces, fried
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 can Mild Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 whole avocados, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeños, sliced
  • 1 cup sour cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook onions in 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil until tender.
  2. Add enchilada sauce and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring frequently, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Layer half of the tortilla strips in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Top with half of the sauce and half of the cheese; repeat layers.
  4. Bake 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Top with avocados, diced tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeños and sour cream just before serving.