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21 June, 2016

15 Drool-Worthy Chilaquiles Guaranteed To Give You Chills

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Chilaquiles (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃilaˈkiles]) from the Nahuatl word chīlāquilitl [t͡ʃiːlaːˈkilit͡ɬ] is a traditional Mexican dish. Typically, corn tortillas cut in quarters and lightly fried are the basis of the dish.[1] Green or red salsa or mole is poured over the crisp tortilla triangles, called totopos. The mixture is simmered until the tortilla starts softening. Pulled chicken is sometimes added to the mix. It is commonly garnished with crema, shredded queso fresco, raw onion rings and avocado slices. Chilaquiles can be served with refried beans, eggs (scrambled or fried), beef and guacamole as side dish.

As with many Mexican dishes, regional and family variations are quite common. Usually, chilaquiles are eaten at breakfast or brunch. This makes them a popular recipe to use leftover tortillas and salsas. They are also served as the last meal in a long wedding party close to morning in what is called a tornaboda.

Chilaquiles are frequently confused with Tex-Mex migas, as each is a dish that uses tortilla chips/strips served primarily in the morning.

1. Charred Corn and Scallion Chilaquiles

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The Whole Bite / Via wholebiteblog.com

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2. Carnitas Chilaquiles with Whipped Jalapeño Cream

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Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

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3. Baked Chilaquiles with Black Beans and Kale

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Bojon Gourmet / Via bojongourmet.com

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4. Skillet Chilaquiles

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How Sweet Eats / Via howsweeteats.com

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5. Baked Green Chilaquiles with Sweet Corn and Summer Squash

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Bojon Gourmet / Via bojongourmet.com

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6. Green Chilaquiles

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Spoon Fork Bacon / Via spoonforkbacon.com

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7. Chilaquiles Rojos

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The Wanderlust Kitchen / Via thewanderlustkitchen.com

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8. Chipotle Tofu Chilaquiles

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Minimalist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

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9. Easy Skillet Chicken Chilaquiles

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The Pioneer Woman / Via thepioneerwoman.com

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10. Spicy Chipotle Chicken Breakfast Chilaquiles

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Boulder Locavore / Via boulderlocavore.com

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11. Chorizo Veggie Chilaquiles

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The Kitchen Paper / Via thekitchenpaper.com

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12. Green Chilaquiles with Eggs

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Andrew Scrivani / Via cooking.nytimes.com

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13. Chicken Enchilada Chilaquiles

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Closet Cooking / Via closetcooking.com

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14. Chilaquiles with Avocado

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Love and Lemons / Via loveandlemons.com

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15. Salsa Verde Chilaquiles Casserole

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