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Tortas Ahogadas - Recipe

A Mexican inspired sandwich with a spicy twist.
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Tortas Ahogadas Recipe
  • Remove stems from chiles and soak them in water for 30 minutes.
  • Drain the chiles.
  • Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Place all in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  • Pour through a strainer to remove any seeds.
  • Season with salt to taste.

  • Sauté pork or grill until fully cooked.
  • Slice into thin slices.
  • Spread refried beans on one side of the sub roll.
  • Lay pork slices on top of refried beans.
  • Top with tomato, avocado and onion.
  • Sprinkle the sandwich with oregano and pour the sauce over the top. The sauce amount can vary depending on how saucy and spicy you like your sandwich.
  • Top with the top part of the sub roll.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Container: blender, saucepan
Servings: 4
-2 ounces dried orbol chiles
-1 cup boiling water
-1 cup apple cider vinegar
-1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
-1 whole clove
-1 tablespoon black sesame seeds
-1 clove garlic - minced
- salt to taste
-4 sub rolls
-1 pound pork loin, sliced thin
-1 can refied beans - warmed
-2 tomatoes - sliced
-2 avocados - sliced
-1 onion - sliced thin
-2 sprigs fresh oregano - for garnish