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Baja Blintzes

Cuisine: Mexican
Type: Cheese, Eggs, Pork
Courses: Breakfast
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlButter or margarine
3 tablespoons 45mlAll-purpose flour
1/2 cup 118mlChicken stock or bouillon
1 cup 237mlMilk -or- half and half
1 teaspoon 5mlOnion - grated
2 tablespoons 30mlCanned diced green chiles
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozMonterey Jack cheese - shred
3   Hard-cooked eggs - sliced
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozHam, cooked - chopped
6   Flour tortillas - (8-inch)

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 375F. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in stock and milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until thickened, remove from heat. Stir in onion, chiles, salt and cheese. Arrange 1/2 a sliced egg and 1 rounded tablespoon ham on each tortilla.

Spoon about 2 tablespoon cheese sauce over ham. Fold both sides of each tortilla over filling, then fold top and bottom to slightly overlap in center. Place filled tortillas, folded-side down, in a shallow baking pan. Cover with foil. Bake in preheated oven 10 to 12 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm.

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