Torta de Jamón (Mexican Ham Sandwich)
Torta de Jamón is a Mexican Ham Sandwich served on a telera or bolillo. It became a Mexican food classic by the TV show, El Chavo. It’s ready in minutes, making it a great lunch option.
- 1 telera or bolillo, sliced in half
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 2 slices ham
- 2 slices tomatoes
- 1 leaf lettuce thinly sliced
- Pickled jalapeños as many as you like
- Avocado slices optional
Cut bread in half.
Smear mayo on one side of the bread.
To the bottom half of the bread, add ham, tomato, lettuce, jalapenos, and avocado (if using).
Top with other half of the bread.
You can toast the sandwich for a few minutes on each side over a hot griddle.
Or skip altogether the toasting part, and enjoy!
Torta de Jamón is a Mexican Ham Sandwich served on a telera or bolillo
You start with either a telera or bolillo. If you can’t find either of these Mexican breads, you can also use a baguette.
You can toast the bread at the end.
Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Iron: 1mg