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Torta de Jamón (Mexican Ham Sandwich)

A torta de jamón is a delicious Mexican ham sandwich that is perfect for lunch or even dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword mexican ham sandwich, torta de jamon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 1
Calories 363 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 bolillo roll spliced into two halves
  • 1/2 tbs butter
  • 2 tbs mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup refried beans
  • 5 ham slices
  • queso fresco to taste
  • shredded lettuce to taste
  • 5 roma tomato slices
  • 2 onion slices
  • pickled jalapenos to taste
  • 3 avocado slices


  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium high heat.

  2. Toast both of the bolillo halves on each side for 20-30 seconds each.

  3. Spread mayonnaise on both halves of the bread.

  4. Then add refried beans to one half and spread with a spoon.

  5. Then add the shredded lettuce and ham slices.

  6. Next add the tomato slices, onion slices, pickled jalapenos, queso fresco and avocado slices.

  7. Close the sandwich and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Torta de Jamón (Mexican Ham Sandwich)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 363 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 1724mg75%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.