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Grill-Pressed Chorizo Tortas

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 1 comment

The grill is the world's greatest sandwich maker—you can cook, toast, and press for a crowd all on one device, without much fuss or mess—and these spicy and creamy grill-pressed chorizo tortas prove this point. More

Mexican Fried Eggplant Sandwich (Vegan Tortas and Pambazos)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

Hearty vegan Mexican-style sandwiches made with fried eggplant, refried beans, roasted chilies, and pickled red onions, served in a toasted roll doused in enchilada sauce. More

Mexican Mushroom and Spinach Sandwich (Vegan Torta)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 5 comments

A hearty sandwich packed with greens and mushrooms, refried beans, pickled red onions, and spicy pickled jalapeños. More

Spicy Tortas de Milanesa

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger Post a comment

Of the many great torta fillings that can be used, one of my favorites is definitely the Milanesa, or a thin pork cutlet that is breaded and fried. And when I mean thin, I mean very thin. It should be 1/4-inch thick and golden brown, and yet it should still remain tender and juicy. It's hard to get right, but this version from Marcela Valladolid manages to really get the pork right, while also adding some intriguing toppings. More

Garlicky Broccoli Rabe, Fresh Mozzarella, and Tomato Jam Sandwich from Cutty's

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 4 comments

The Spicy Pork Torta from Cutty's

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Note: This will make more pork than you need. Pork can be stored in refrigerator for up to 5 days in a sealed container.... More

Dinner Tonight: Roasted Mushroom Torta with Goat Cheese and Black Beans

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 10 comments

As this site has already established, some of the best sandwiches in the country are coming from Rick Bayless's casual newish eatery, Xoco. Occasionally Mexican tortas can feel unwieldy, and unnecessarily messy, but not these. More

Cook the Book: Tortaburgers

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 6 comments

These Tortaburgers topped with cheese, avocado, jalapeño, and a spread of refried beans from The Tex-Mex Grill and Backyard Barbacoa Cookbook by Robb Walsh seem like something I should have ordered at my local panderia a long time ago. More

Dinner Tonight: Grilled Chipotle Flank Steak Torta

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 14 comments

[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger] The Mexican torta, like all great sandwiches, is all about properly portioned layers interacting with each other in delicious ways. It's a delicate thing. Try to get greedy with the guacamole, and things get too creamy and... More

Dinner Tonight: Crusty Torta with Black Beans and Chorizo

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

What I love about Mexican tortas are all the textures. You get slightly crusty bread, smooth and creamy refried beans, hot and spicy meat, and then a layer of fresh vegetables to balance it all out. I usually don't make... More

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