Entomatadas are corn tortillas dipped in Mexican red salsa and topped with white cheese and green cilantro
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5 from 7 votes


Entomatadas is an easy-to-make and tasty Mexican recipe. It consists of fried tortillas dipped in red salsa. Delicious!
Prep Time14 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Author: Maggie Unzueta


  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno
  • ΒΌ onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Water enough to cover everything
  • 1 tspn Salt
  • 1 cup oil
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 10-ounce package Queso Fresco


  • In a stock pot, add tomatoes, jalapeno, onion, garlic, and water.
  • (Add enough water to cover everything).
  • Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Turn heat off.
  • Carefully discard the hot water.
  • Add everything to a blender and salt.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour salsa into a deep plate.
  • Heat oil in a large pan.
  • Fry each tortilla individually for 1 minute on each side.
  • Place on a paper towel to drain any excess fat.
  • Dip the fried tortilla in the salsa.
  • Lay the tortilla on the serving plate and fill with cheese.
  • Fold the other side in.
  • Repeat with each tortilla until done.
  • Top with lettuce, tomato, etc.
  • Serve immediately.