Mexican Molletes Recipe with Refried Beans

Mexican Molletes with Refried Beans

If you have never tried a molletes recipe before we want to show you how to make this amazing Mexican toastie in the comfort of your own home and with a little help from Gran Luchito Refried Beans.

Molletes Mexicanos mainly consist of crusty bread topped with refried beans and grated cheese. They are then placed under the grill or in the oven until the cheese melts and is lovely and gooey, normally served with a simple fresh salsa such as pico de gallo.

We love molletes because they’re a full and nutritious meal for your family that also happens to be super easy to make. It’s like the Mexican version of beans on toast.

We hope you’ll fall in love with them too and by using our Gran Luchito Refried Beans you can put this together in no time for a quick breakfast, lunch or snack. Not too sure what refried beans are? Check out our blog What Are Refried Beans.




  • Prep time

    10 mins

  • Cook time

    10 mins

  • Total time

    20 mins

  • Ideal for

    Lunch
  • Make it

    Mexican
  • Serves

    3

Nutrition: Per serving

kcal 193 fat 12g saturates 6.8g carbs 14.4g sugars 2.1g fibre 0.8g protein 5.6g salt 0.77g

How to make it

  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, 360˚F.
  2. Spread the butter and Refried Beans over the sourdough slices. Add grated cheese and bake until the cheese melts.
  3. Mix cherry tomatoes, onion, lime and Chipotle Paste, and season with a pinch of salt.
  4. Top the warm molletes with fresh salsa and a drizzle of sour cream, and finish with fresh coriander (optional).

What To Serve With Mexican Molletes

Serve these classic Mexican Molletes with these sides for the most epic brunch!

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