Quick Skillet Chilaquiles For Lunch Or Dinner

Jan 22, 2016
Quick Skillet Chilaquiles for Lunch or Dinner

This traditional savory Mexican breakfast or brunch dish combines bright, fresh flavors simmered in a tomato sauce. A standard Mexican comfort food you can also serve it for lunch or dinner. Chef Jose Mendin offers a quick and easy version of chilaquiles that could be a great lunch or dinner accompanied by a fresh green salad.

Photo & recipe courtesy Vivemejor

Preparation time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
Total time: 20
Servings: 4


  • 1/2 
    Cup corn oil
  • 12 
    corn tortillas, cut into 8 wedges
  • jar (lb. 8 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
  • Tbsp. chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Your favorite chilaquiles toppings (chopped red onions, crumbled queso fresco and/or chopped fresh cilantro)


  1. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook 3 tortillas, turning once, 1 minute or until golden. Remove and drain on paper-towel-lined plate. Repeat 2 times with remaining tortillas. Sprinkle lightly, if desired, with salt. Drain oil, reserving 2 tablespoons.

  2. Heat reserved oil in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook Pasta Sauce with chipotle peppers, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until hot. Stir in tortillas and cook, stirring frequently, 3 minutes or until thickened.

  3. Serve topped with chilaquiles toppings.

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