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Mexican food glossary terms
Burritos consist of a filling (usually shredded or dried meat often mixed with a chille sauce) wrapped in a large, thin flour tortilla. They are a speciality of the State of Sonora where they are often packed into saddlebags.
A tortilla rolled and stuffed usually with a mixture containing meat or cheese and served with a sauce spiced with chilli.
A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments.
Tortilla chips, covered in melted cheese.
Quesadillas are tortillas (usually corn but also flour) that are folded over a filling of cheese, sometimes with the addition of a meat or vegetables, and cooked on a greased or ungreased griddle until the cheese is melted and the tortilla is crisp.
A corn tortilla folded around a filling such as ground meat or cheese.