Mexican Torta Sandwich
|2 Mexican telera rolls (available at Latin markets0|
|2 eggs, fried to desired doneness|
|1/2 lb chorizo sausage, removed from casing and fried|
|4 slices deli ham|
|4 slices ripe avocado|
|4 slices bacon|
|1/2 cup cilantro, chopped|
|4 slices yellow onion|
|4 slices ripe tomato|
|1/2 cup mayonnaise|
|kosher salt and black pepper to taste|
|crushed red pepper to taste|
|2 tbs vegetable roll|
The Mexican Torta sandwich is a staple of Mexican food trucks around the country. Sometimes they contain almost anything you can imagine. The key to a great torta sandwich is the telera roll which is a big round roll that is slightly crusty on the outside and soft on the inside. These sandwiches are big and require two hands to eat them. Makes 2 sandwiches.
- In a saute pan fry eggs to desired doneness.
- Remove eggs and set aside.
- Add the bacon to the same saute pan and cook until slightly crispy. Remove and set aside.
- Add ham slices to the same saute pan and saute for 1 minute on each side. Set aside
- Add chorizo to pan and fry until done.
- To assemble sandwich, slightly toast the rolls.
- Dress the rolls with mayonnaise on both sides.
- To the rolls add the ham, bacon,
- Divide the chorizo in half and add to each sandwich.
- Top each sandwich with 2 slices of tomato and 2 slices of onion.
- Top the tomato and onion slices with some cilantro and several slices of avocado.
- Top each sandwich with remaining roll and serve.
- Note: You may use your imagination when making these sandwiches. They take well to virtually any ingredient that you may desire.