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.
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.
3. Tortilla Chips
Whether they're fried or baked, they're delicious! Grab your favorite dip and you're good to go!
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!
p.s. This is NOT a tostada
"Migas" means "crumbs" in Spanish. In Mexico it refers to a breakfast dish traditionally made with leftover, stale tortillas cooked with scrambled eggs.
Enchiladas are made with corn tortillas dipped in sauce, stuffed with meat or vegetables, then rolled up and topped with more sauce and cheese.
Enfrijoladas might look like enchiladas, but instead of dipping tortillas in salsa they're smothered in a bean puree.
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.
Grab a burrito. Drop it in a deep fryer. Voilá! You've made a chimichanga.
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.
If you don't know what a quesadilla is, you my friend have been living under a rock.
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.
13. Masa Tot
You can thank Alton Brown for this hushpuppy-like creation.
14. Tortilla Bowl
Because what's better than a bowl you can eat?!
15. Tortilla Quiche
Up your brunch game with a yummy tortilla-crusted quiche!
16. Tortilla Crêpes
This fake take on a French classic is easy and delicious!
17. Dessert Nachos
If you thought nachos couldn't get any better, you were very very wrong.