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Mexican Molletes with Pico e’ Gallo
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
These Mexican Molletes are great for any Mexican theme party or dinner. For me, I like to eat them for breakfast. They just help me a lot to start my day with energy.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 people
  • 4-6 bolillos or baguettes sliced in half
  • 1 medium can of black beans
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 small onions
  • 1 to mato
  • 2 tbsp coriander thinly chopped
  • 1 lime
  • 100 gr melty cheese shredded (mozzarella or cheddar)
  • 1 Avocado (optional but highly recommended)
  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF)
  2. Spread 1 tbsp of butter over the bread slices and take it to the oven for 5 minutes until they are golden.
  3. For the beans: In a pan over medium heat melt 1 tbsp of butter and toss 1 onion cut into small dices. Then add the beans and smash them. Cook until the beans are pasty.
  4. For the pico e’ gallo: Cut the tomato and the remaining onion into small dices. Mix then along with the chopped coriander and the lime juice. Add salt to taste.
  5. Take the bread out of the oven and cover the slices with the black beans paste and cheese. Take to the oven for 5 -8 minutes until the cheese is grated.
  6. Cover with the pico e’ gallo and avocado (optional)