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Carne Con Ahuacate Tlacollos (Steak with Avocado and Refried Bean Tortillas)

Carne Con Ahuacate Tlacollos (Steak with Avocado and Refried Bean Tortillas)
YIELDS
1 serving

Recipe Courtesy Dos Amigos Mexican Food Restaurant, Toronto.

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Ingredients

Tlacollos

1
cup corn flour (250 ml)
½
cup of water (125 ml)
Pinch of table salt
½
tsp canola oil, for tlcaollas (2 ml)
1
cup refried black beans (90 grams)

Carne con Ahuacate

8
oz New York steak (227 grams)
¼ ¼
red pepper, sliced
½ ½
small cooking onion, sliced
¼ ¼
avocado
1
Tbsp roasted sliced almonds (15 ml)
½
cup green tomatillo sauce (125 ml)
½
cup chile ancho sauce (125 ml)
½
tsp garlic powder (2 ml)
Pinch of black pepper
canola oil, for griddle
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Directions

Step 1

Mix the corn flour, water, salt and 1/2 tsp. canola oil in a large bowl until it forms a dough. Roll dough into a 2-inch diameter ball. Flatten the 2-inch ball with a roller to a ¼-inch thick flat tortilla ( i.e. large enough so that it can be folded together).

Step 2

At centre of tortilla, put the refried black beans then fold the tortilla to cover the beans and flatten to a tortilla shape again. (This is the Tlacollo). Brush canola oil on both sides of the Tlacollo.

Step 3

Place the Tlacollo on a pre-heated griddle or frying pan for 2 minutes. Cook until tlacallo is a crispy gold colour.

Step 4

Marinate the New York steak with garlic, pepper and salt and little oil.

Step 5

Put the steak on a preheated griddle or large frying pan and cook until medium rare. Set aside until ready to assemble.

Step 6

Heat another large frying pan. Add canola oil and then add onions and peppers until the onions have softened. Add the green tomatillo and chile ancho sauce. Simmer for about 2 minutes. At this point slice the New York steak (do not slice the steak earlier) and place slices in the pan. Add the avocado and almonds and let simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Place 2 tlacollos on a large plate. Place slices of steak on top of the Tlacollos and add the remaining sauce and vegetables.

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