Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Gorditas are fat and savory corn dough "buns" that are split after they are fried and are then stuffed with favorite filling.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients.
  2. With hands shape into 2 or 2 1/2 inch diameter rounds, about 1/4 inch (1 cm) thick.
  3. Fry in hot oil.
  4. Drain excess fat and place on absorbent paper.
  5. Let cool a bit.
  6. Split horizontally carefully ( though not completely), so that filling doesn't slip out.
  7. Fill with favorite Mexican dish filling and enjoy.
  8. Some filling suggestions: refried beans and cheese with chipotle, mashed or cubed potatoes with dried chorizo, Mexican ground meat hash, shredded chicken or pork with thick salsa, etc.

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