Tortilla Casserole


Preparation info
  • 6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

In Mexico, chilaquiles are eaten for breakfast. I used to make them as a brunch dish at home. But at Zarela, they have become our most popular luncheon and dinner appetizer, which I suppose says something about different breakfast preferences. The dish is a simple one, traditionally made by cooking tortilla strips in a simmering sauce that is enriched with grated cheese, cream, and an optional cooked