snack food made from fried or baked corn tortilla wedges
A tortilla chip is a snack made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried—or baked. Corn tortillas are made of corn, vegetable oil, salt and water. It is a well known Mexican food.
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Tostados - crusty toasted tortillas - were served [to] them.