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A Mexican dish made of pieces of fried tortilla cooked under layers of a usually tomato-based sauce and cheese, often served at breakfast with eggs and refried beans.

[Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl chīlāquilitl, greens cooked in chili broth : chīlātl, chilli broth (chīlli, chīl-, chilli + ātl, ā-, water; see axolotl) + quilitl, greens, leafy vegetables.]
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Organic Chilaquile Casserole, a hearty mix of red beans, vegetables and south-of-the-border spices layered over white corn tortillas and topped with grated cheese, is an addition to the Moosewood line.
Compiled and organized by Rebecca Baugniet, "500 Casseroles" is a particularly impressive collection of easy-to-prepare recipes for a wide diversity of one-pot dishes ranging from Tamale Casserole; Rigatoni & Italian Sausage Bake; Coq Au Vin; and Turkey Gougere; to Baked Snapper with Mushrooms; Chilaquile Casserole; Cauliflower & Red Pepper Casserole; and Italian Risotto with Scallops.
Priced at AED149 per person, the culinary team will serve a variety of authentic offerings including a chilaquiles, live quesadilla and fajita station, tostadas, guacamole, tacos al pastor and much more accompanied by appetizing condiments.
weekends offering favorites like chilaquiles, seasonal sandwiches and Nutella French toast well as innovative turns such as quinoa porridge with egg whites, pistachio, roasted vegetables, goat cheese and brown sugar and the robust Middle Eastern egg and tomato dish Shakshouka.
The restaurant will serve organic egg-based tacos, burritos and chilaquiles for breakfast, in addition to lunch and dinner.
His current obsession: the green chilaquiles tacos on housemade corn tortillas from Granny's Tacos on the East Side.
Share the generous seafood cocktail ($22) and cast-iron chilaquiles ($27) while taking in the views.
These include Chilaquiles Rojos Tazajo with beef tenderloin, chili sauce, black beans puree, egg and fresh cheese.
If she makes chilaquiles (tortillas in a sauce), I'll eat that, or it might be torta de jamon (ham sandwich) or taco de chorizo (sausage taco), or sopa (soup).
To get an authentic taste of Mexico, sample dishes like enchiladas, stuffed chili peppers, tamales, chilaquiles and mole.