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Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish that combines tortillas with layers of salsa and cheese. This makes a perfect group dish for the Super Bowl or Sunday Brunch, because of the tortilla chips. Serve with margaritas for best results :)

Chilaquiles

Ingredients:

8 medium tomatillos (about 1 1/2 pounds total weight), husked and rinsed

1 jalapeño pepper, stem and seeds removed

1 white onion, halved again

4 garlic cloves

1 bunch of fresh rinsed and dried cilantro leaves (with stems)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 bag of Tortilla Chips 13 ounce

2 cups of Natural and Kosher  Mozzarella shredded cheese

tomatillos

Directions:

1. Put in a food processor the tomatillos, garlic, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper and process until you get a pretty smooth salsa.

2. Combine salsa and equal amount of vegetable broth OR water in a medium saucepan. cover and bring to boil over high heat then reduce to a simmer for about 30 minutes

3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place half the chips in a 3- Qt baking dish- squish them together so the bottom of the dish is covered ,spread a layer of  cheese, then a layer of salsa

Repeat the layering with the remaining chips, salsa mixture, and cheese on top- Bake until the casserole is hot and the cheese melts, 20 to 30 minutes.

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