Mexican Avocado Torta

This recipe comes from Avocados from Mexico, a company who likes us on facebook .

Pick your favorite meat. This is a Turkey Torta

Ingredients

1 Ripe Mexican Avocado – halved and pitted

1 Tablespoon lime juice

1/2 teaspoon salt -divided

pinch ground red pepper

1/2 teaspoon of cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1 pound flank steak

1 loaf of Italian Bread

1 Cup torn salad greens

1 ripe large tomato

Directions

Preheat broiler, Scoop out avocado pulp with a spoon ; place in a small bowl.  Mash avocado with a fork; stir in lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and the red pepper; set aside.  In a cup, combine cumin, chili powder and reamining 1/4 teaspoon salt.  Rub seasoning mixture over steak, 2 to 3 inches from heat source, until cooked as deired (about 5 minutes on each side for medium).  Remove to a cutting  board; let rest for 5 minutes; cut diagonally in thin slices.  Slit bread horizontally almost through.  Spread avocado mixture on top half;  layer  salad greans, beef and tomato on bottom of loaf; close sandwich.  Cut crosswise in 4 pieces.

Serves 4 portions

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