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Plural: totopos

Language: Spanish

Description: This seems to cover a variety of different dishes, though the ones I have eaten have been fried tortilla crisps in which the dough is cut and folded to look like sails and excellent for scooping up guacamole. I have also seen them described as hard, thick Oaxacan tortillas punched with holes and as a Michoacán dish of tortilla dough mixed with beans before being flattened out and deep-fried and served with guacamole of minced (US: ground) meats.

Totopos served at the hotel in Mitla in Oxaca Province in Mexico

Pronounced: toh-TOH-poh(s)
Ethnicity: Mexican
Most frequent country: Mexico

See places: Mexican food and cuisine

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