thanks to the many immigrants from Puebla who have contributed enormously to the wonderful street food culture.
Papalo isn’t always in season, however, so you may sometimes have a cemita made without it. But without the sesame-seed roll, you no longer have a cemita, you just have a sandwich.
- A few papalo leaves (can be found at most Mexican markets)
- Chipotles in adobo
- A ripe avocado cut in slices
- Savory Mexican meat such as carnitas (shredded pork) or tinga (chicken)
- Mexican Oaxacan cheese (can substitute mozzarella if you can’t find it), shredded
- Take a sesame seed roll and slice it in half.
- Lay the avocado quarters on each half of bread.
- Pile high the meat, cheese, chipotles and papalo on one half of bread, place the other half on top and enjoy!
Recipe originally published at http://homesicktexan.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-make-cemita.html