Perfect Mexican Steak Torta

February 23, 2022

Mexican Steak Torta is yummy and easy to prepare! This sandwich recipe will be your family's favorite.

Steak Torta is one of the popular street foods. It is a Mexican sandwich prepared with meat, vegetables and spices in a roll of bread. In the classic recipe, grilled steak is made with avocado, tomato, onion and lettuce.

You can also prepare this Torta sandwich recipe with chicken or pork. Try the Homemade Mexican Steak Torta recipe, the perfect pairing of juicy steak and soft torta sandwich.

Mexican Steak TortaPhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %75
Difficulty Easy
Servings 8 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 10 mins
Total 40 mins

Tips

  • The grill or pan must be hot before adding the torta. Cook each side of the tortilla for just a few minutes to avoid overcooking, which causes a tough texture.
  • Chop all the ingredients into similarly sized and preferably small pieces. This way you can cook quickly and evenly.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To marinate the steak, combine the lemon juice, salt, black pepper, chili peppers, and cumin in a small bowl. Add marinade and steak to a plastic ziplock bag. Massage gently to completely coat the steak with sauce. Refrigerate the steak overnight.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly grease the pan. Put the marinated steaks in the pan and cook for about 5 minutes per side of meat.
  3. Transfer the medium-rare steaks to a cutting board and cut into strips.
  4. Cut the bread in half. Spread mayonnaise on each bread. In a separate pan, cook the tortas with the mayonnaise side down for about 3 minutes.
  5. Then top the torta bread with mashed avocado, sliced steak, lettuce, tomato, onion, cotija cheese and jalapeno peppers. Close the torta sandwich and serve it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Mexican Steak Torta
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories313
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.3 g27.3%
Cholesterol 83 mg27.7%
Sodium 831 mg36.1%
Protein 25 g50%
Potassium 388 mg8.3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is Torta?

Torta is a Mexican sandwich made with meat, gravy and other toppings such as cream, avocado, salsa, and lettuce and served on a soft bun. Torta may refer to cake, pies, pancakes, sandwiches, or omelets, depending on the culture. It is possible to prepare tortas with just about any ingredient, but Mexico City's pambazo and torta de tamal are two of the best-known local versions of the dish.

Bolillos and teleras are the two varieties of rolls used in Mexican tortas.

  • Bolillos are soft baguette-like torpedo-shaped rolls. Tortas built with bolillo rolls are known as lonches. Bilotes are a kind of sourdough bolillo that may be sweet or savory.
  • Teleras have two score lines in the middle. They are thinner, softer, and rounder than bolillos.

The dish is very popular in Mexico and can be found in any city with a lot of people from Mexico.

What To Serve with Mexican Torta?

Soup: Mexican torta is usually served with tomato soup. It is also compatible with many soups.

French Fries: Sweet potato fries are much better than regular french fries when served with a Mexican torta. Sweet and crispy fries are ideal for serving with a Mexican torte.

Chips: Chips go great with a cold Mexican torta. With its crispy texture, it provides a contrast with soft torta bread.

Fruit Salad: Fruit salad goes well with a variety of Mexican tortas. It's a terrific way to balance out any savory Mexican torta with crisp and refreshing fruits covered in Greek yogurt. Fruit salad appeals to children because it is exciting, colorful, and tasty.

Coleslaw: Coleslaw is a crisp and refreshing side dish that goes well with any Mexican torta.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Mexican Torta:

How to Store Mexican Style Steak Torta?

It is best to finish the torta right away. If you still want to keep it, pack the bread and other ingredients separately. Wrap in parchment paper or wax paper. You can wrap the tortilla tightly with cling film to keep the loose ingredients together. Then put it in an airtight bag. Freeze this way for up to 3 months.

If you're packing a hot Mexican torta, use aluminum foil instead of parchment paper to keep it warm or reheat it in the oven later.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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