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Torta de Jamon Mexicana (Mexican Ham Torta)

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 5

Why I Love This Recipe

Simple in ingredients: Bolillo or Telera, ham, onion, tomato, avocado, beans, mayonnaise, salt and supplemented with canned pickled peppers or canned chipotle peppers also if you like spicy.

It has been present in the diet of children accompanying them in their schools, it's "El Chavo del Ocho's" (TV character) favorite food.

There are also variants such as Virginia ham, ham, turkey, ham and leg of pork supplemented with Manchego cheese, cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, cheese and pork, etc...

Ingredients You'll Need

4 teleras cut in halves and without the crumb
8 slices ham
4 slices of cheese
8 slices of raw onion
8 slices ripe avocado
Strips of chiles in vinegar to taste.
Refried beans in sufficient quantity.


Spread beans in the two halves of the bolillos; placed in a half, two slices of ham and cheese. Add onion, avocado and peppers. Cover with half of bread and serve in a plate or in a large paper napkin.

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