Tortillas in Pumpkin-Seed Sauce with Hard-Boiled Eggs


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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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Every time I make this recipe I think of Craig Claiborne, because he loves this dish. It took me a while to try it because I am not a fancier of hard-boiled eggs, but in this case they are delicious. The pumpkin seeds and eggs have a lovely buttery effect together. The epazote is crucial, by the way—don’t try to substitute anything else. This is a case of “Don’t make the dish if you can’t get the right ingredient.”

In Yucatán the pumpkin-seed sauce is made in a different way; the sa