Seeking Suggestions: Ways to Use Up Leftover Tortillas?
We made a big batch of enchiladas over the weekend, but somehow we still have about a dozen corn tortillas leftover. Have any suggestions for what to do with them?
At this point, we’re thinking of freezing them until the next time we get a craving for Mexican food. You can freeze tortillas separated by wax paper so that it’s easy to take out only the number needed, and we’ve heard that they re-heat well just in a dry skillet. This would be ideal for quick single-serving meals of quesadillas, migas, or sandwich wraps!
We’re also thinking about making baked tortilla chips – slightly healthier than deep-frying them, but still crispy and delicious. You can brush them with oil and then make them savory with a sprinkling of salt and spices or sweet with cinnamon and sugar. A few minutes under the broiler crisps them right up!
What other ideas do you have?
(Image: Emma Christensen)