Rolled Filled Tortillas in Peanut Sauce


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Zarela's Veracruz: Mexico's Simplest Cuisine

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

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Just as enchiladas refers to tortillas that have been “en-chile’d” — that is, coated in a chile sauce — encacahuatadas means tortillas that have been “en-peanutted” in the same way. My recipe is based on one from Raquel Torres and a related version in Cocina Veracruzana de Abolengo, a most useful collection whose title is the Veracruzan equivalent of Mayflower Descendants’ Cuisine. Serve as an appetizer.

The general idea of the dish is very simple, but it takes