Mole Chilaquiles

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A Recipe by El Popular

Brunch, munch, munch… Need a good breakfast or brunch recipe to impress your friends? Easy Mole Chilaquiles is the perfect dish to whip up. Chilaquiles are like soft breakfast nachos and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion with a variety of toppings (we recommend El Popular’s Mole, of course).

Let’s Get Started

  • Prep Time: 25 mins

  • Cook Time: 30 mins

  • Makes: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar El Popular Mole Paste 8oz. or Powder 4oz.

  • 4 cups of tortilla chips

  • 2-4 cups chicken broth

  • 4 eggs

  • 1/2 purple or white onion sliced in rounds

  • 1 cup of cream cheese

  • 1 cup of queso fresco

  • 1/2 avocado sliced

  • Small bunch of cilantro (for optional garnish)

Directions

  • To prepare the Mole sauce, see the “Mole 101” box below.

  • Cut onions and crumble the cheese.

  • Cook the eggs to your liking (scrambled or sunny side up is recommended).

  • Spread tortilla chips out to make an even nest on the plate.

  • Pour half of the mole over the chips, and let the sauce soak in.

  • Add onions, crumbled ranchero queso fresco, sour cream, and eggs.

  • Pour remainder of mole.

  • Garnish with avocado slices, cheese, and cilantro leaves.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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