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By Jeannette Cheeks
from Manteca, CA

I make this dish a couple of times a month for me and hubby. It is delish and you can adjust the spice temp with seasonings.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4 or more
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chillaquiles

  • 1 can
    of diced green peppers about 3 oz can
  • 1 can
    black beans, canned about 8 oz can
  • 1
    onion diced
  • 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef or you could use ground turkey or ground chicken
  • 1 jar
    herdez salsa fresca ( or brand of your choosing)
  • 1 pkg
    mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 15
    tortilla chips
  • 4 pinch
    chili powder
  • 4 pinch
    cumin ground
  • 2 pinch
    garlic powder
  • 4 pinch
    paprika hot (only if you want to add heat)
  • 4 pinch
    chipotle chili powder (only if you want to add heat)
  • salt to taste. i do not use salt because it is in the processed foods already.

How To Make chillaquiles

  • 1
    in fry pan place some water and your diced onions, cover and let onions cook until they turn translucent.
  • 2
    Add hamburger, fry it up until cooked through.
  • 3
    Add can of black beans, can of diced green chilis, and 3/4of the jar of salsa.
  • 4
    Add all the seasonings
  • 5
    In a small casserole dish place your tortilla chips so they cover the botton of the dish.
  • 6
    Once the meat and bean mixture has had a chance to blend their flavors turn off the fire and pour the mixture over the tortilla chips.
  • 7
    Turn oven to 350
  • 8
    place shredded cheese over top of the dish and then use the rest of the salsa to pour over the top of the cheese.
  • 9
    place dish uncovered in heated oven for about 15 minutes to melt the cheese.
  • 10
    Great served with green salad and guacamole and chips. YUMMMMMM!