Ribeye Mexican Tortas


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Ribeye Mexican Tortas

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    Turn Taco Tuesday into Tortas Tuesday with this Mexican-inspired recipe. You can achieve a taco-style crunch by adding tortilla chips on top!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
    ½ red onion, sliced
    2 clove(s) garlic, minced
    1 (4-oz.) can Hy-Vee mild diced green chiles
    1 tbsp. salt-free Mexican spice blend
    1 (15-oz.) can Hy-Vee no-salt-added black beans
    1 c. Hy-Vee no-salt-added beef broth
    1 tbsp. refrigerated cilantro paste
    Hy-Vee salt
    Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    2 (8-oz.) Hy-Vee Choice Reserve boneless beef ribeye steaks, about 1-in. thick
    6 Hy-Vee Bakery hoagie buns, split and toasted
    Desired toppers, such as: sliced red bell pepper, sliced orange bell pepper, sliced red onion, thinly sliced radishes, sliced avocados, cilantro, crumbled queso fresco cheese, sliced tomato, Mexican crema, salsa verde, and/or tortilla chips

    Things To Grab

    • Medium skillet
    • Potato masher or fork
    • Paper towels


    1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add red onion, garlic, and undrained green chiles; cook until softened. Add Mexican spice blend; cook for 1 minute. Add undrained black beans, beef broth, and cilantro paste. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat for 30 minutes. Mash mixture using potato masher or fork; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Set bean mixture aside. 

    2. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Pat steaks dry with paper towels; season with salt and black pepper. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until 130 degrees for medium-rare doneness, turning halfway through. Transfer to cutting board; let rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain. 

    3. To assemble, spread bean mixture onto bun bottoms; top with steak, desired toppers, and bun tops. 

    Nutrition facts


    580 Calories per serving
    1 each

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 24g
    • Cholesterol: 55mg
    • Sodium: 750mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 64g
    • Protein: 24g

    Daily Values

    Iron 30%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 6%