This dish is a great one to prepare when you’ve got leftover tortillas. Kids will love the sweet and spicy taste of tortilla strips.
- 1 dozen corn tortillas, several days old
- 1 cup onions, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 1/2 cup cottage cheese
- 1 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup (6 oz) grated jack or Cheddar Cheese
- salt to taste
Tear tortillas into 1/2-inch strips. Sauté onions in a pan until soft and light brown. Add tortilla, chili powder, garlic, cumin and salt. Toss until tortilla strips look wilted. Remove from heat and place tortilla mixture in a baking dish. Put cottage cheese and tomatoes in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour over tortilla strips. Sprinkle with grated Cheese. Bake at 350 °F for 20 minutes or until Cheese becomes slightly browned.