Super Easy Chilaquiles


This is Mexican comfort food at it's best! A fast, easy, and flavorful meal without meat. Serve topped with sour cream and a side of black beans. Delicious!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 servings


  • 5 tablespoons corn oil

  • 8 (8 inch) corn tortillas, cut into triangles

  • 6 eggs

  • 1 cup chipotle salsa

  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and pan-fry tortilla triangles until they are just starting to turn golden brown and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Add salsa, reduce heat to medium-low, and carefully mix tortillas and salsa with a spatula. Cook for 5 minutes.

  2. Beat eggs, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Add eggs to tortillas and increase heat to medium-high. Scramble eggs gently until just set. Top with pepper Jack cheese, cover, and turn off the heat. Let sit for 3 minutes until cheese is melted.

Cook's Note:

This recipe can be easily scaled up or down. Use a ratio of 4 tortillas, 3 eggs, and 1/2 cup salsa per person.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1074 Calories
74g Fat
65g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 1074
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 74g 95%
Saturated Fat 22g 108%
Cholesterol 629mg 210%
Sodium 1519mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 565mg 43%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 809mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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