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Easy Mayan Egg Tortillas

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  Shelled unsalted pumpkin seeds 8 Ounce (Untreated, About 1.5 Cups)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Regular Strength)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Seeded chopped canned california green chiles 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour tortillas 8
  Eggs 10
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Whirl about half the pumpkin seeds in a blender container until coarsely chopped.
Add chicken broth, lemon juice, garlic, chiles, salt, and pepper.
Whirl until ingredients are well mixed.
Add cream and whirl briefly, just to blend.
Coarsely chop with a knife remaining pumpkin seeds and stir into cream mixture; set aside.
Follow directions for reheating tortillas Beat eggs and water together until well combined.
Melt butter in wide frying pan over medium-low heat; pour in eggs and cook slowly, lifting cooked portion from pan with a wide spatula so uncooked eggs can flow underneath.
Cook just until eggs are barely set and still moist on top.
Remove pan from heat.
Spoon 1/8 of scrambled eggs down center of each tortilla; top each with about 2 tablespoons of sauce, roll to enclose filling, and arrange with seam side down in a 9 by 13-inch baking dish.
Spoon remaining sauce over top.
Place in a preheated broiler 4 to 6 inches below heat and cook until sauce is lightly browned and mixture is heated through (4 to 6 minutes).

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3660 Calories from Fat 1996

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 226 g347.3%

Saturated Fat 98.5 g492.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2510.7 mg836.9%

Sodium 4347.3 mg181.1%

Total Carbohydrates 275 g91.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.5%

Sugars 26.5 g

Protein 126 g252.9%

Vitamin A 118.8% Vitamin C 112.3%

Calcium 59.7% Iron 137.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Mayan Egg Tortillas Recipe