Baja Blintzes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup milk or half-and-half
  • 1 teaspoon onion, grated
  • 2 tablespoons canned diced green chiles
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Monterey jack, shredded
  • 3 hard cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked ham, chopped
  • 6 (8-inch) flour tortillas

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour. Cook and stir 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in stock and milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until thickened; remove from heat.
  4. Stir in onion, chiles, salt and cheese.
  5. Arrange 1/2 a sliced egg and 1 rounded tablespoon ham on each tortilla.
  6. Spoon about 2 tablespoon cheese sauce over ham.
  7. Fold both sides of each tortilla over filling; then fold top and bottom to slightly overlap in center. Place filled tortillas, folded-side down, in a shallow baking pan. Cover with foil.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until heated through.
  9. Serve warm.

Yield: 6 servings