How To Make Mexican Tortas

List of Torta ingredients

Instructions For Making Mexican Tortas
Here are the step by step instructions for making the Mexican Tortas. (Sandwiches) This is an authentic recipe prepared by a native Mexican. All the steps are covered in the video too. Tortas are a delicious authentic Mexican favorite, they're similar to a sandwich or hamburger, and native Mexicans enjoy these by the thousands every day. This is a relatively easy and quick Mexican meal to prepare, and it uses ingrediants that are easy to find, so let's get started with the preparation.

Torta sandwiches can be prepared with a variety of ingredients. The beef tortas are very popular and that's what this page teaches you to make.

First, have all the ingredients you need on hand and ready to use. This recipe calls for 1 and 1/2 pounds of Beef Boneles Stew, which is available at the meat counter of the food store. Bread, this should be a special sandwich bread, that you can cut in half. Also, onions, tomato, avocado, lettuce, refried beans, and sour cream.

Slice the meat up into cubeshaped pieces that are about one inch in size.
Here are all the prepared makings for Mexican Tortas ready to be assembled into the finished tortas, including heated bread, cooked refried beans, cooked meat, chopped and cut lettuce, tomato, onion, and avocado.
When the meat's all cut up, add a few teaspoons of olive oil to the frying pan, and prepare to cook the meat. Stir the meat into the frying pan... While the meat is cooking in the frying pan, you can use the time to cut up the tomatoes, onions, and guacamole.

Heat up the refried beans. The video shows you the special way to cut up the lettuce so it's just the right size to compliment the sandwich. Finally, when everything is prepared and cooked, it's time to assemble the torta sandwiches.
This is a picture of the finished Mexican torta sandwich made from the recipe on this page.
Cut the bread open, spread on the mayonaise, lay it face-down in the frying pan.

Last step is the final assembly: spread on the refried beans to both halves of the sandwich bread, next add the cooked meat with onion, tomatoes, guacamole slices, and lettuce. You can top it off with some sour cream and hot sauce if you'd like.

Enjoy these hot, delicious Mexican Tortas as you would a delicious hamburger from your favorite restaurant.