Molletes a la Mexicana

Molletes a la Mexicana

Molletes a la Mexicana

Recipe by Velas Resorts


  • 1 Bolillo or sandwich roll

  • 4 tbsp. Butter

  • ½ cup Shredded cheese

  • ¾ cup Refried beans

  • 4 slices Ham

  • 2 tomatoes

  • ½ onion

  • ½ jalapeño

  • 1 lime

  • 15-20 sprigs cilantro

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Cut bolillo or sandwich roll in half. For a crunchy, crisp, sandwich, lightly butter the bread and toast the roll for 2 to 4 minutes in an oven at 400 °F.
  • Next, top the bread with a layer of refried beans, ham slices, and shredded cheese.
  • Bake again for 3-5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • Then, make the homemade pico de gallo by mixing the tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, lime juice, cilantro, and salt.
  • Finish the dish by topping each Mollete with the homemade Pico de Gallo.


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