Torta de Salchichas (Sausage Sandwich)

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Torta de Salchichas (Sausage Sandwich)

Prep Time: minutes
Cook Time: minutes
Yields: servings
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Ingredients

  • 2-3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 hot dog sausages cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 Telera rolls
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 Roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados sliced
  • 6-8 ounces queso fresco sliced
  • Pickled jalapeño or serrano peppers
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These sandwiches are great for cooking up on the grill at a summer cookout with family and friends.

Tortas de Salchichas are a popular Mexican sandwich made with grilled or pan-fried hot dog sausages. These sandwiches are great for cooking up on the grill at a summer cookout with family and friends. Served on a toasted telera roll and filled with lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado, and queso fresco, tortas de salchichas are loved by kids and kids at heart, and can be enjoyed for a breakfast, lunch or dinner. Don’t forget the pickled peppers and an ice-cold glass of your favorite agua fresca to finish off your meal.

Directions

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a grill pan or griddle over medium-high heat. Fry the hot dog sausages in the butter until golden brown on both sides. Transfer hot dog sausages to a heat-proof plate.
  2. Slice open the telera rolls. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the same grill pan or griddle over medium-high heat. Toast the telera rolls until light golden brown on both sides, adding more butter if necessary.
  3. Spread cut sides of telera rolls with Mexican crema. Layer shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion, 4 slices of hot dog sausages, queso fresco, and avocado. Cover with remaining slice of telera roll. Serve with pickled jalapeño or serrano peppers.

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