Tortas Ahogadas


Guajillo chiles Chile de árbol Onion Garlic Water Tomatoes Olive oil Pork chopped Birotes or bolillos


Rehydrate guajillo chile and chile de arbol. Add onion and garlic to the pot at the very end for 5 minutes.

Boil the sauce ingredients


Roast the tomatoes on the stove. You can roast them in the oven too. Set them aside until they are cool enough to touch.

Roast the tomatoes


Place everything in the blender and blend until smooth.

Blend until smooth


Heat some oil in a stockpot and strain the sauce.

Strain the sauce


Cook for only a few minutes and set aside. Let this cool completely.

Strain the sauce


Using a deep plate or bowl, cut the bread in half. Add the pork to one half and top with the other half.

Assemble the sandwich


Ladle a spoonful of sauce over the sandwich. Add more sauce around the sandwich.

Serve in deep plate or bowl


Lastly, top your Drowned Sandwiches (Tortas Ahogadas) with pickled onions.

Serve and enjoy!

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