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17 Dishes To Make With Tortillas

So much more than tacos and burritos!

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1. Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles are made with fried tortillas bathed in green or red salsa and usually topped with ingredients such as shredded chicken, a fried egg and/or cheese.

Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce. Recipe here.
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Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce. Recipe here.

Chilaquiles in Red Enchilada Sauce. Recipe here.
thelilypadcottage.com

Chilaquiles in Red Enchilada Sauce. Recipe here.

Chicken & Poblano Chilaquiles. Recipe here.
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Chicken & Poblano Chilaquiles. Recipe here.

2. Tortilla Soup

There are many variations of this classic, but tortilla soup is traditionally made with chicken stock and served with a variety of condiments. However, it's simple to make it vegan-friendly with a few, simple adjustments.

Chicken Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.
yes-moreplease.com

Chicken Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.
cookieandkate.com

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.

Vegan Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.
ohsheglows.com

Vegan Tortilla Soup. Recipe here.

3. Tortilla Chips

Whether they're fried or baked, they're delicious! Grab your favorite dip and you're good to go!

Baked Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.
whatthecraft.com

Baked Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.

Tuscan Cheese Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.
challengedairy.com

Tuscan Cheese Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.

Spiced Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.
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Spiced Tortilla Chips. Recipe here.

4. Tostadas

A tostada is a fried tortilla topped with everything from beans, chicken, beef, seafood — the possibilities are endless. Think of it as an open-faced taco. What you pile on is up to you!

Simple Bean Tostada. Recipe here.
simplyrecipes.com

Simple Bean Tostada. Recipe here.

Shrimp Ceviche Tostadas. Recipe here.
allthingssimpleblog.com

Shrimp Ceviche Tostadas. Recipe here.

Chicken Tinga Tostadas. Recipe here.
howdoesshe.com

Chicken Tinga Tostadas. Recipe here.

Huevos Rancheros. Recipe here.
foodnetwork.com

Huevos Rancheros. Recipe here.

Crab tostadas. Recipe here.
epicurious.com

Crab tostadas. Recipe here.

Red Chile Beef Tostadas. Recipe here.
foodpeoplewant.com

Red Chile Beef Tostadas. Recipe here.

p.s. This is NOT a tostada

Sorry Pete's! Good news is this could pass as a chimichanga.
Iris Estrada

Sorry Pete's! Good news is this could pass as a chimichanga.

5. Migas

"Migas" means "crumbs" in Spanish. In Mexico it refers to a breakfast dish traditionally made with leftover, stale tortillas cooked with scrambled eggs.

Simple Migas. Recipe here.
thefoodpoet.com

Simple Migas. Recipe here.

Tex-Mex Migas. Recipe here.
closetcooking.com

Tex-Mex Migas. Recipe here.

6. Enchiladas

Enchiladas are made with corn tortillas dipped in sauce, stuffed with meat or vegetables, then rolled up and topped with more sauce and cheese.

Oaxacan Red Chile Enchiladas. Recipe here.
saveur.com

Oaxacan Red Chile Enchiladas. Recipe here.

Tomatillo Enchiladas. Recipe here.
patismexicantable.com

Tomatillo Enchiladas. Recipe here.

Tabasco Style Enchiladas with a Picadillo Filling. Recipe here.
mexicoinmykitchen.com

Tabasco Style Enchiladas with a Picadillo Filling. Recipe here.

Veggie Enchiladas. Recipe here.
themijachronicles.com

Veggie Enchiladas. Recipe here.

Potato and Carrot Enchiladas. Recipe here.
yummly.com

Potato and Carrot Enchiladas. Recipe here.

7. Enfrijoladas

Enfrijoladas might look like enchiladas, but instead of dipping tortillas in salsa they're smothered in a bean puree.

Black Bean Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.
nytimes.com

Black Bean Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.

Chicken Stuffed Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.
spiciefoodie.com

Chicken Stuffed Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.

Spinach and Black Bean Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.
herbivoracious.com

Spinach and Black Bean Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.

Ham and Pinto Beans Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.
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Ham and Pinto Beans Enfrijoladas. Recipe here.

8. Buñuelos

Mexican buñuelos consist of fried, flour tortillas smothered in a mulled syrup made of cinnamon and piloncillo (i.e. unrefined cane sugar). Some folks skip the syrup and opt for cinnamon sugar instead.

Buñuelos with Piloncillo Syrup. Recipe here.
patismexicantable.com

Buñuelos with Piloncillo Syrup. Recipe here.

Buñuelos with Cinnamon Sugar. Recipe here.
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Buñuelos with Cinnamon Sugar. Recipe here.

9. Chimichanga

Grab a burrito. Drop it in a deep fryer. Voilá! You've made a chimichanga.

Slow Cooker Beef Chimichangas. Recipe here.
blogchef.net

Slow Cooker Beef Chimichangas. Recipe here.

Chicken Chimichangas. Recipe here.
katiescucina.com

Chicken Chimichangas. Recipe here.

Enchilada-Style Chimichanga. Recipe here.
spiciefoodie.com

Enchilada-Style Chimichanga. Recipe here.

Vegan? Try these Baked Pumpkin Chimichangas. Recipe here.
thatwasvegan.com

Vegan? Try these Baked Pumpkin Chimichangas. Recipe here.

10. Flautas and Taquitos

Flautas and taquitos are small, rolled-up tortillas with yummy filling that are fried to crisp perfection. Flautas refer to those made with flour tortillas, while taquitos are made with corn tortillas.

Chicken and Potato Flautas. Recipe here.
notacook.com

Chicken and Potato Flautas. Recipe here.

Barbacoa Beef Taquitos. Recipe here.
foodpeoplewant.com

Barbacoa Beef Taquitos. Recipe here.

Green Chile Cheese Flautas. Recipe here.
roadrunnerchilecompany.com

Green Chile Cheese Flautas. Recipe here.

Baked Black Bean Taquitos. Recipe here.
sheknows.com

Baked Black Bean Taquitos. Recipe here.

11. Quesadillas

If you don't know what a quesadilla is, you my friend have been living under a rock.

Carne Adobada Quesadilla. Recipe here.
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Carne Adobada Quesadilla. Recipe here.

Blue Corn Mushroom Quesadillas. Recipe here.
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Blue Corn Mushroom Quesadillas. Recipe here.

Ham Sincronizadas. Full recipe here.
hispanickitchen.com

Ham Sincronizadas. Full recipe here.

Squash Blossom Quesadillas. Recipe: here.
patismexicantable.com

Squash Blossom Quesadillas. Recipe: here.

Now, lets move on to some non-traditional recipes:

12. Tortilla Pie

Tortillas are layered with filling, salsa and cheese. Think of it as a Tex-Mex lasagna.

Skillet Chicken Tortilla Pie. Recipe here.
pinchofyum.com

Skillet Chicken Tortilla Pie. Recipe here.

Ground Sirloin Tortilla Pie. Recipe here.
thechicsite.com

Ground Sirloin Tortilla Pie. Recipe here.

Tortilla and Black Bean Pie. Recipe here.
marthastewart.com

Tortilla and Black Bean Pie. Recipe here.

13. Masa Tot

You can thank Alton Brown for this hushpuppy-like creation.

Recipe here.

14. Tortilla Bowl

Because what's better than a bowl you can eat?!

Recipe here.

Recipe here.

15. Tortilla Quiche

Up your brunch game with a yummy tortilla-crusted quiche!

Tortilla-Crusted Goat Cheese, Mushroom and Spinach Quiche. Recipe here.
latortillafactory.com

Tortilla-Crusted Goat Cheese, Mushroom and Spinach Quiche. Recipe here.

Corn Tortilla Quiche. Recipe here.
mrbreakfast.com

Corn Tortilla Quiche. Recipe here.

Individual Spinach and Ricotta Quiche. Recipe here.
nestlechoosewellness.co.nz

Individual Spinach and Ricotta Quiche. Recipe here.

Tortilla-Crusted Feta and Broccoli Quiche. Recipe here.
carrotsncake.com

Tortilla-Crusted Feta and Broccoli Quiche. Recipe here.

16. Tortilla Crêpes

This fake take on a French classic is easy and delicious!

Mexican Crêpes. Recipe here.
tiarosa.com

Mexican Crêpes. Recipe here.

French Toast Breakfast Wraps. Recipe here.
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French Toast Breakfast Wraps. Recipe here.

17. Dessert Nachos

If you thought nachos couldn't get any better, you were very very wrong.

Recipe here.

Recipe here.

Grilled Caramel and Chocolate Dessert Nachos. Recipe here.

Grilled Caramel and Chocolate Dessert Nachos. Recipe here.

Apple Cinnamon Dessert Nachos. Recipe here.

Apple Cinnamon Dessert Nachos. Recipe here.

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