Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Filling (chilorio): cook pork with water and salt, 1 1/2 hours or until tender.
  2. Cool and shred.
  3. In blender or food processor make salsa with chiles, oregano, cumin, parsley and garlic.
  4. Add to meat and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer until sauce thickens.
  5. Gorditas: Prepare masa as indicated on package; mix with pinch of salt.
  6. Form masa into gorditas (1/2" thick tortillas).
  7. Cook in comal or skillet until lightly golden.
  8. Slice each gordita into halves without separating them.
  9. Spread with beans and fill with chilorio and diced onion.
  10. Serve warm and enjoy!
Most Helpful

This is wonderful. I couldn't get my gorditas to turn out decently, so I just used flour tortillas, but the filling is just terrific. Thanks for posting.

Bogey'sMom July 31, 2003