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Now THIS is a sandwich! "El Gigante" is a true hero when it comes to busting hunger...or your classic Mexican ham torta cravings!

"El Gigante" Mexican Ham Torta

Now THIS is a sandwich! "El Gigante" is a true hero when it comes to busting hunger...or your classic Mexican ham torta cravings!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword ham, sandwich, torta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 463 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 Bolillo or telera roll
  • 1 pound Smithfield Prime Fresh Delicatessen Smoked Ham & Smoked Turkey
  • 1 pound Smithfield Hometown Original Bacon
  • Green leaf lettuce
  • 1 Tomato sliced
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Mayo
  • 1 Jalapeno sliced in half
  • Cheese optional

Instructions

  1. Prepare Smithfield bacon according to directions on the package. 

  2. Slice bread in half and lightly butter the outside. Toast until golden brown.

  3. Spread the inside of each half with mayo.

  4. Starting with the bottom, layer Smithfield Prime Fresh Smoked Ham and Smoked Turkey. Feel free to use as much meat as your heart desires for your “El Gigante” HERO sandwich!
  5. Add 1-3 layers of Smithfield Hometown Original Bacon, depending on how tall you plan to make your sandwich.

  6. On top of your meats, add layers of lettuce, tomato, and avocado.
  7. Top with a slice of fresh jalapeño.

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
"El Gigante" Mexican Ham Torta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 463 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 1109mg48%
Potassium 432mg12%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Vitamin C 6.7mg8%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.