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Corn tortilla help?

I have a package of the small corn tortillas (ok it's a large package) and I need some ideas of what I can make with them.


Asked by bonn777 at 7:00 PM on Oct. 28, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • Tortilla soup or

    1 lb. extra lean ground beef
    1 green pepper, chopped
    1 red pepper, chopped
    1 jar (16 oz.) Salsa
    1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen corn, thawed
    12 corn tortillas (6 inch)
    1-1/2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided

    PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Brown meat with peppers in large skillet; drain. Return to skillet. Stir in salsa, tomatoes and corn; bring to boil.

    SPOON 1 cup of the meat mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish; top with 6 tortillas, overlapping as necessary. Cover with half each of the remaining meat mixture and cheese; top with remaining tortillas and meat mixture. Cover with foil.

    BAKE 25 to 30 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand 5 min. or until cheese is melted.

    Its a great dish... large serving size as a 13X9 pan serves 6... only 8 points on Weight Watchers (or so I've be

    Answer by MRiverson at 7:18 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Oh, goodness. Tostadas, soft tacos (okay they arent as soft as the wheat kind, but it works), and I'm out of ideas there. But I'm fairly sure you can use them for smaller versions of the same things you would make from flour tortillas. Sorry i'm not much help, but good luck. : )

    Answer by duckigrrl at 7:15 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Taco's// Fry up the shells,,, they are great that way! :0)

    Answer by momof34life at 7:15 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Oh, i forgot. YOu can cut them into triangles with a pizza cutter, brush with a little olive oil, and bake in the oven for a few minutes. Add whatever spices you like or leave them plain and enjoy with salsa or a seven layer dip.

    Answer by duckigrrl at 7:16 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • With nothing but a pan and some oil you have lots of options! Tostada shells, taco shells..both crispy and Mexico soft style (ran through hot oil to soften the tortilla and slightly crisp the very edge), and corn chips. Just cut them into wedges, fry or even bake for fresh chips.

    You can also use them to make enchiladas, a favorite around here. Soften either in oil as described above, or in heated enchilada sauce, wrap around your favorite filling (cheese, chicken, etc), pour more sauce over the top, then add cheese and bake. You can also do a lasagna style enchilada dish, by layering the tortillas, sauce, cheeses, and chicken or pork in a casserole dish and baking.

    Answer by jespeach at 7:19 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • cont..
    You can also make a lime grilled chicken, with Mexican ranch, served on a bed of crisp tortilla chips, rather like the fiesta lime chicken at applebees.
    Or, make tortilla soup!

    Answer by jespeach at 7:20 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • what about cutting them in pieces and making chips out of them. put a good amount of spray oil or a wipe on a nice layer of some kind of cooking oil onto a cookie sheet. lay the pieces on the sheet, bake them until they are getting some brown on the bottom, then turn them over and bake them until they are brown on that side. serve them with some salsa.

    you coud also spread a mixture of cooked ground beef, canned refried beans and shreaded cheese and onions and roll them into a cylinder shape. bake them on a cookie sheet in a very thin layer of oil or you could even deep fry them if you freeze them for a while first.

    i'd like to hear what you ended up doing.

    Answer by pugpin at 7:21 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Brown some ground beef with taco seasoning. Spoon some into each shell with a little cheese and roll. Fill a casserole dish with a single layer, then dump enchilada sauce and cheese all over the top. Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes (until everything is bubbling).


    Fry up some fish strips for fish tacos. top with shredded cabbage, fresh salsa, sour cream and lime.


    Answer by MomOfDoubleJs at 7:48 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • it may sound funny, roll weniers ,che,onion.(opt) in cass-dish cover with chili and che bake 350 about 20min or untill warm through....can also use flour tor. kids seem to like this

    Answer by bunco at 1:26 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • I"m hungry now. :( Enchildas, taquitos...

    Answer by JCRestoredme at 2:03 PM on Oct. 29, 2008