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Game Thread #10: Going Back To The Well


OK, we've had a pretty good run of it lately with pre-game peasant/bachelor dishes so we'll try it one more time.

Tonight's edition is a good ol' fashioned chilaquiles recipe. Chilaquiles are one of those recipes that you can use to empty out the fridge at the end of a long week. Here's what you'll need:

  • A bag of chips or some stale tortillas that are crisped in the oven.
  • A jar of salsa, homemade salsa, or a 24 oz can of crushed tomatoes.
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped jalapeno
  • Cilantro
  • 1 cup Chicken or veggie broth
  • Some sort of prepared protein: cooked chicken, beef, tofu, mock duck, tofu, or even beans.
  • Misc veggies in your fridge
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream or Mexican crema

In a large dutch oven, heat 1-2 T oil over medium heat. Add about 3/4 of the onion and stir for 3-4 minutes. Add the salsa or tomatoes and broth and bring to a boil. Dump in your chips and make sure they are all submerged. If they are not submerged, add some water. Toss in the cheese and protein (and/or misc veggies), cover, and turn off the heat. Let stand for 3-5 minutes.

Open the lid and scoop out the servings into bowls or small plates. Sprinkle with remaining onion, jalapeño, and cilantro. Drizzle with crema or sour cream and enjoy.

Tonight's blogging buddies are at Posting and Toasting. Be excellent to one another and go Wolves.