This meatless egg dish is often served during Lent. SEPARATE eggs. BEAT egg whites until stiff; set aside; beat egg yolks and add salt. Add yolks to beaten egg whites and blend. DROP egg mixture by tablespoon into a hot, oiled skillet. TURN when browned and cook opposite side; drain on absorbent towel. PLACE tortas in a serving dish containing red chile sauce. Basic Red Chile Sauce-MADE FROM RED CHILE POWDER When you dont have chile pods, this is an excellent alternative. HEAT shortening in a stainless steel saucepan over medium heat. STIR in flour to a paste consistency. COOK for one minute. ADD red chile powder and cook for an additional minute. ADD cold water gradually and stir constantly so that lumps do not form. ADD seasonings. SIMMER over low heat for 15 minutes. USE in any recipe calling for red chile sauce. MAKES about 1 quart. Recipe by: Comida Sabrosa ISBN 0-8236-0664-0 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Walt Gray
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (466g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 355 (64%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 39.5g||53 %|
|Saturated Fat 10.6g||53 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 16.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 7.2g|
|Cholesterol 1059.9mg||326 %|
|Sodium 533.9mg||18 %|
|Potassium 1342.5mg||35 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 19.7g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 6.6g||26 %|
|Sugars, other 13.1g|
|Protein 35.1g||50 %|
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Calories per serving: 553
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