New Mexican Style Flat Enchiladas

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A New Mexico style flat enchiladas recipe.


  • 1 large can enchilada sauce
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded and washed
  • 1 tomato, sliced


  1. Set up a mise en place with the tortillas, onions, and cheese, next to the stove.
  2. Heat the enchilada sauce in a frying pan on medium heat.
  3. Heat one tortilla in the enchilada sauce until warm. Do not leave in the sauce for more than a minute or it will fall apart.
  4. Stack the tortilla on a plate.
  5. Add a sprinkle of onions and cheese on top of the tortilla.
  6. Repeat until you have a stack of 2-3 tortillas.
  7. Fry an egg and put on top of the stack.
  8. Serve with shredded lettuce and sliced tomatoes.


  • Drink a tall glass of milk with this dish to cut the heat.