Mole Sandwich

Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

By no means an authentic mole, but a quicker mole with all the flavor, topping a delish vegetarian sandwich!

You will have leftover mole; store in fridge and use for more sandwiches, or mix into rice.. it is very tasty.


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Serves:
1-2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1
sweet pepper... i used a green / yellow bell pepper
1
yellow onion, diced
6
button white mushrooms, diced
1 can(s)
vegetable broth
1 Tbsp
sofrito; i used goya
1 tsp
cinnamon
2
heaping tablespoons dark cocoa powder
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
1
turnip
2
garlic cloves, peeled andd roughly smashed (but not separated)
2 slice
pepperjack cheese
2 slice
wspanialy cheese (polish cheese. this is optional!)
1
avocado
1
hearty bread roll
few dashes of lime juice
few dashes of dried cilantro

Step-By-Step

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1Quarter pepper. Roast on stovetop burner. In the meantime, sautee onion in olive oil.

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2Add mushrooms to onions. Roughly slice roasted peppers and add to onions. Add vegetable broth, all the spices, and sofrito.

3Stir well and let simmer 10 minutes. Blend mixture in 2-3 batches (ladle into blender). Return mixture to pot.

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4Peel turnip. Finely dice half of it, and finely slice the other half. Add the diced turnip to the mole, and reserve the slices.

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5Add smashed garlic cloves. Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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6Slice your roll in half, lengthwise, but don't cut all the way through. Smear on avocado andd douse with a couple of lime juice squirts.

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7Layer on sliced turnip.

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8Layer on the cheese.

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9Pour on a few ladles of the mole. Center it in the middle. It will slowly melt the cheese underneath. Add a few dashes of dried cilantro on top.

10Eat like this: pinch ends with hands and eat into it lengthwise! MMMmmmmm!

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sandwich, #hearty