Mini Tortillas with Corn Mushrooms and Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

60 mins (prep 60)
13 ingredients
makes about 32 hors d'oeuvres
Chalupas de huitlacoche Chalupas, meaning "little boats," differ in shape and size as you move around Mexico, but in this case, their cargo includes mushroomlike huitlacoche; pleasantly tart salsa verde; salty queso fresco; and the crunch of raw onion.

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  • 1 cup corn tortilla flour (masa harina; 4 1/2 oz)
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh serrano chile with seeds, or to taste
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion, divided
  • 4 tablespoons lard or vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 cups fresh or thawed huitlacoche (1/2 pound), coarsely chopped, or 2 (7 1/2-oz) cans
  • about 1/2 cup salsa verde cruda
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco or ricotta salata
  • equipment: a comal (flat metal griddle) or metal pizza pan (not nonstick); 2 (5-inch) squares cut from a 1-quarts sealable plastic bag; a tortilla press; a folded clean heavy cloth


Serving Size (13.38 g)
Servings 32
Amount per Serving
Calories 51.2 Calories from Fat 33.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.7g 182.34%
Saturated Fat 1.11g 177.64%
Trans Fat 0.11g %
Cholesterol 5.1mg 54.42%
Sodium 55.6mg 74.14%
Total Carbohydrate 2.92g 31.14%
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g 51.36%
Sugars 0.19 g %
Protein 1.83g 117.31%
Vitamin A 59.93IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 43.12mg% Iron 0.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
corn tortilla, warm water, large garlic clove, serrano chile, finely chopped white onion, or, or, salsa verde, or, a