Torta De Tortilla
Torta De Tortilla
Print Recipe Torta De Tortilla
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cans diced tomato with chilies
  • 2 olive oil, for pan
  • 24 corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 pounds colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 pint half and half
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 lime wedges and cilantro, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • In a medium sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add onion and cook until lightly browned.
  • Add diced tomato with chilies and cook together 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a small sauté pan, heat a scant amount of oil over medium-high heat. One at a time, lightly toast each side of the tortillas until soft. Reserve on paper towels.
  • In a 9” x 13” greased baking dish, layer 6 tortillas in bottom. Top with ¼ tomato mixture and ¼ the shredded cheese. Repeat for four layers.
  • Pour half and half over layers evenly. Top with sour cream, dolloping and spreading across surface as much as possible.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350F.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
  • Serve with lime wedges and cilantro to garnish.
  • This dish can be frozen and reheated!