Avocado and Beef Torta

Recipe by Hey Jude
READY IN: 25mins


  • 1
    ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1
    tablespoon lime juice
  • 12
    teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1
    pinch ground red pepper
  • 12
    teaspoon ground cumin
  • 12
    teaspoon chili powder
  • 1
    lb flank steak
  • 14
    inches Italian bread
  • 1 12
    cups torn salad greens
  • 1
    large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • chopped cilantro (optional)


  • Mash the avocado with a fork; stir in lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and red pepper. Set aside.
  • Combine cumin, chili powder and remaining salt. Rub seasoning mix over both sides of steak. Grill or broil until done as desired, about 5 minutes on each side for medium.
  • Remove meat to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes; cut diagonally in thin slices.
  • Cut bread horizontally almost through. Spread avocado on top half; layer greens, beef and tomato on bottom then sprinkle with chopped cilantro (if desired). Close the sandwich and cut crosswise into 4 pieces.