A Toast to Dad: Lia’s Molletes

We’re proud to feature a recipe for Mexican Molletes from our Assistant Store Manager, Lia, who’s been working at Empire Baking Company for 7 years. The secret to making the best molletes? Use refried beans that aren’t made with lard.

Lia’s Molletes

Pico de gallo
– 3 tomatoes, diced
– 1/4 of a medium onion, diced
– 1 ┬ájalape├▒o pepper, diced
– Juice of lime to taste
– Salt to taste
– Cilantro, chopped for garnish

La Sierra Refried beans (1 can without lard)
Cheese slices, manchego, swiss – any melting cheese
Butter (to spread on rolls)
Empire panini rolls

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split panini rolls and butter. Spread refried beans, then cheese and bake until cheese is melted, approximately 10 minutes. Top with pico de gallo.