Since our first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in an impressive Mexican courtyard-themed atmosphere. Every dish is made to order from scratch using only the freshest premium ingredients.
Abuelo’s has received numerous national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant, one of America’s top chains, and for offering great meals for less than $20.
Chi Chi's Copycat Recipe
8 ounces ground beef
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 large flour tortillas
3 tablespoons vegetable oil or Pam spray
2 tomatoes, diced
6 ounces black olives, chopped
3-4 green onions, chopped
6 ounces green chilies, chopped, drained
2 cups cheddar cheese or 2 cups Monterrey jack cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 400. Fry the ground beef with the water, the cumin, oregano and salt, stirring until the water has evaporated; drain excess grease; cool. Rub each tortilla on each side with a bit of vegetable oil. Place tortillas on a baking sheet and bake for 4 minutes. Remove from oven, and top with the seasoned beef, veggies, then the cheese. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.