Mexican snacks are perfect to prepare for a weekend or to serve as entrances to a meeting. We prepare this recipe for handmade Bean Gorditas, which you can serve with lettuce and fresh cheese; you can also add cream and avocado to give it a better flavor.

A great tip on how to prepare Bean Gorditas is not to fill them too much so that you prevent the dough from deforming or opening.


             Measures             Original             Grams, liters             Ounces, pounds             Cups, Scoops           6 ServingsSelect all ingredients2 tablespoons of lard1/4 cups onion, finely chopped2 arbol chili peppers, stems removed2 cups of black beans, without broth500 grams of corn dough, for the dough1 tablespoon of lard, for the dough1 tablespoon of baking powder, for the doughenough of saltenough of vegetable oil, to fry4 tomatoes, for the sauce3 serrano peppers, for the sauce1/3 onions, for the sauce1 clove of garlic, for the sauce1/2 cups of fresh coriander, for the sauceenough of lettuce, to accompanyenough of fresh cheese, to accompanyenough of cream, to accompanyenough of avocado, to decorate


In a frying pan over medium heat, heat the butter and season the onion and the arbol chiles, add the beans and with the help of a masher, mash until you have soft and smooth beans. Let cool and reserve.For the dough, in a bowl mix the corn dough with the lard, the baking powder, the salt and knead until incorporated.With the help of your hands, take a little dough, add a tablespoon of beans in the center and close like gorditas.In a skillet over medium heat, fry the gorditas for the 3rd time 5 minutes on both sides or until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.For the sauce, blend the tomatoes with the serrano pepper, onion, garlic and cilantro until obtaining a sauce.On a board, cut your gorditas in the middle and fill with the lettuce and cheese, decorate with the cream and avocado. Accompany with the sauce.

PRESENTATIONFill with lettuce and cheese, decorate with cream and avocado.TIPSDo not fill the pancakes with a lot of beans to prevent the dough from opening and deforming.
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