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Chef LaLa on Martha Stewart tomorrow

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Chef LaLa will be on Martha Stewart's program tomorrow making Enchildas!

March 13, 2008


Now I don't know which type of enchilada's she will be making but here is the recipe from her site


Chef LaLa (Laura Diaz-Brown) grew up Los Angeles here in California!  She owns a catering company, Savor, and has a dozen favourite charities she is actively helping while being a new mom.



1 pound extra lean ground beef
12 ounces potato, peeled and quartered
3 ounces water
6 ounce tomatoes, canned
1 teaspoon salt
2 cloves garlic, peeled
4 ounces onion, peeled and quartered
2 each serrano chilies
4 cups beef or vegetable stock
1 each tostada (fried tortilla)
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 dash cumin
14 each corn tortillas
12 ounces cotija or queso fresco


* Place meat, potatoes, ground beef and water in pot.
* Cover, cook over low medium heat for 20 minutes, until potatoes
       are tender.
* Drain the juice and reserve.
* Mash the meat and potatoes together with a potato masher.
* Mix in ½ teaspoon of salt.
* In a blender, add reserved juice, canned tomatoes, ½
 teaspoon of salt, garlic cloves, onions, serrano chiles, stock, tostada (to thicken sauce), pepper and cumin.
* Puree and transfer sauce into a saucepan.
* Simmer on low for 20 minutes.
* Dip tortilla into saucepan, carefully and quickly transfer onto a baking pan.
* Spoon 2 ounces of meat/potato filling onto the tortilla in an elongated manner.
* Roll the tortilla with the seam ending up at the bottom.
* Arrange rolls closely to one another.
* Repeat with each tortilla. Cover with more sauce.
* Place in an oven for 5-7 minutes at 375˚.
* Serve immediately.
* Sprinkle with crumbled cotija or queso fresco.
Makes 14 enchiladas. Sauce makes 4 ½ cups
Nutritional Guide
Per serving
Calories 180
Fat (g) 7.9
Saturated 2.9
Unsaturated 5
Protein (g) 8.5
Carbohydrates (g) 19
Fiber (g) 2.2
Cholesterol (mg) 30
Sodium (mg) 279

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The.Tortilla.Guy's picture
Go Chef Lala !!!! I hope to run into you at Expo west !!! Thanks for your cookbook !!! will show it to all of ifood when I am back in NYC !!! The Tortilla Guy
Snigdha's picture
The recipe sounds wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
This recipe is showing the real taste of Mexican Cuisine.
Chef LaLa On Martha Stewart Tomorrow