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Mexican Barbacoa Torta

Our traditional Mexican Tortas are full of flavor and packed with HERDEZ™ Beef Barbacoa. A tasty lunch or dinner recipe ready in 30 minutes!

15 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes


  • 4 rolls telera, bolillo, or French rolls, split
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup refried black beans, warmed
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 15-ounce package HERDEZ™ Beef Barbacoa, heated according to package directions
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 small white onion, thinly sliced
  • Pickled jalapeños, as desired


  1. Spread cut sides of rolls generously with mayonnaise. In large skillet over medium-high heat toast roll halves, mayonnaise side down, 1 to 2 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  2. Spread tops of rolls with avocado. Spread bottoms of rolls with refried beans. Layer with lettuce, beef, tomato slices, onion and jalapeños as desired. Sandwich together.