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Recipe of Gorditas de Nopal with Beans

Gorditas de Nopal with Beans

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If you love Mexican snacks, try making this homemade version of gorditas al comal with nopales and beans filling. They are an excellent option to prepare a rich and balanced snack and can even be used to start a food business. Enjoy these gorditas de nopal with beans!
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5 portions
  • 2 tablespoons vegetal oil, for the nopal filling
  • 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped, for the cactus filling
  • 2 cups nopal, cut into strips and boiled, for the nopal filling
  • 2 pasilla chili peppers, sliced, hydrated in hot water, for the nopal filling.
  • 1/4 cups coriander, finely chopped, for the nopal filling
  • to taste salt, for the nopal filling
  • to taste black pepper, for the nopal filling
  • 1 cup black bean, cooked for the nopal filling
  • 500 grams corn dough
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 1 pinch salt
  • enough Water


In a skillet with hot vegetable oil, cook the onion until it begins to have a bright color.
Add the nopal boiled and cut into strips, the hydrated pasilla chili and the coriander. Season with salt and pepper, cook 3 minutes and then add the beans, integrate. Remove from heat and reserve.
In a bowl mix the corn dough with the lard, salt and water, remember to pour the water little by little, until the consistency is manageable and slightly damp.
To form the gorditas, with your hands make a ball of approximately 40 grams, flatten little by little until you obtain a circle half a centimeter thick; Place on a hot comal and cook 6 minutes over low heat on both sides. Remove from heat.
With a serrated knife, open the gorditas on the edge horizontally and without cutting completely. Fill with the stew.
Return to the griddle and heat 3 more minutes. Serve and accompany with green sauce.


Serve with salsa verde.


Remember that when making the corn dough you should pour the water little by little so as not to exceed humidity. In case that happens, you can add a little corn flour or wheat flour, or refrigerate for a few minutes to lose moisture.

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