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Easy Chilaquiles Recipe

This easy chilaquiles recipe is a fantastic way to use up all those stale corn tortillas languishing in your cupboard. We added eggs, roasted corn and pickled red onion to take this to a whole new level!

Keyword recipe, homemade recipe, easy chilaquiles recipe, Mexican cuisine
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 -8 servings
Calories 516kcal


  • 10-12 large tomatillos
  • 2 poblano chiles
  • 2 jalapeños
  • 2 large onions coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 20 corn tortillas cut into eighths
  • Sauce above
  • ½ cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 5-6 eggs
  • roasted corn or whatever filling you have on hand
  • Toppings:
  • Chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
  • Lime slices for garnish
  • Quick pickled red onions slice onions and let rest in rice wine vinegar for 15 mins
  • Hot sauce
  • Mexican crema sauce


  • 1. Broil tomatillos, poblanos, jalapenos, and onions until charred nicely, keep an eye on them!2. Puree in a food processor with cilantro, lime and salt, and pepper. Adjust seasoning to taste.3. Cover bottom of the baking dish with olive oil. Layer corn tortillas in with the sauce, cheese and any toppings desired. (It is best to cover all tortillas so they don’t dry out). Top with cracked eggs if desired.4. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees until top is browned and cooked through and egg whites are set with runny yolks.5. Top with cilantro, lime slices, and pickled red onions. Serve with hot sauce and crema if desired. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 244mg | Sodium: 662mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 14g