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Entomatadas are corn tortillas dipped in Mexican red salsa and topped with white cheese and green cilantro
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5 from 30 votes


Entomatadas is an easy-to-make and tasty Mexican recipe. It consists of fried tortillas dipped in red salsa and stuffed with cheese. It’s simply delicious!
Prep Time14 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 313kcal


  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno
  • ¼ 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.



Great idea! Make the sauce ahead of time to make this recipe faster. 
Be sure to cover with foil paper to keep them warm. 


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 277IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg