HERDEZ® Drowned Beef Sandwich (Torta Ahogada)

Beef broth with the kick of chipotle brings a spicy south of the border twist to a beef dip sandwich.

Recipe courtesy of Allrecipes® Brand Ambassador Brian W., 2013.

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  • 1 (12 ounce) jar

    HERDEZ® Traditional Chipotle Mexican Cooking Sauce

  • 1 (14 ounce) can

    reduced-sodium beef broth

  • 1/4 cup

    chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

  • 2 tablespoons

    vegetable oil

  • 1 medium

    onion, thinly sliced

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound

    thinly sliced deli roast beef

  • 4

    bolillo rolls or other crusty sandwich roll, halved and lightly toasted

  • Cilantro sprigs for garnish (optional)

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Serves 4



  1. Combine the chipotle cooking sauce with the beef broth and cilantro in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onions in the hot oil until they begin to soften. Stir in the garlic and cook for another minute. Add the meat with 1/4 cup of the sauce and cook, stirring, for about two minutes until heated through.

  3. Ladle the sauce into four bowls for dipping. Place the meat mixture on the bottom half of the sandwich bun, garnish with cilantro sprigs and place top half of bun on top. Dip sandwiches in the sauce and enjoy.


HERDEZ® Salsa Mexicana Medium/Hot

Our signature salsa made with natural ingredients and just the right amount of heat.

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