Chillaquiles Recipe

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Jeannette Cheeks


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.


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4 or more
1 Hr 10 Min
30 Min


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1 can(s)
of diced green peppers about 3 oz can
1 can(s)
black beans, canned about 8 oz can
onion diced
1/2 lb
lean ground beef or you could use ground turkey or ground chicken
1 jar(s)
herdez salsa fresca ( or brand of your choosing)
1 pkg
mexican blend shredded cheese
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


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

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