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Vegan Chilaquiles Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Chilaquiles

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Serve this Mexican favorite with a tart mimosa and a side of beans and potatoes.

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Salsa Verde

  • 2 1/2 lb. fresh tomatillos, papery husks removed
  • 1/2 yellow onion, peeled
  • 2 jalapeño chiles, stemmed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves

Guacamole

  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, and flesh scooped out
  • 1 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 1/8 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 small tomato, finely diced

Pico de Gallo

  • 5 medium tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1/2 small onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbs. lime juice

Chilaquiles

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 16-oz. pkg. extra-firm tofu, drained and crumbled
  • 6 cups tortilla chips

Preparation

1 | To make Salsa Verde: Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add tomatillos and onion, and boil 10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft to the touch. Drain, transfer to blender, and blend with jalapeño and cilantro until smooth.

2 | To make Guacamole: Mash avocados, cilantro, oil, and lemon juice in medium bowl. Stir in tomato and onion, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

3 | To make Pico de Gallo: Combine all ingredients in medium bowl, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

4 | To make Chilaquiles: Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add tofu, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in 2 cups Salsa Verde, then tortilla chips. Stir in 2 more cups Salsa Verde, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through. Serve with Guacamole and Pico de Gallo.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 424
  • Carbohydrate Content: 35 g
  • Fat Content: 26 g
  • Fiber Content: 10 g
  • Protein Content: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 93 mg
  • Sugar Content: 10 g