Honduran Baleadas Recipe

Honduran Baleadas Recipe

How To Make Honduran Baleadas

Thick flour tortilla toasted in a charcoal grill, then smothered with refried beans and farmer’s cheese, get the real taste of Honduras with some Baleadas.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 2 minutes
Rest Time: 20 minutes
Total: 47 minutes



For Tortillas:

  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1cupwater
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • ½tspsalt

For Filling:

  • 2cupsrefried beans,warmed
  • 1avocado,sliced
  • ½: 5px; letter-spacing: 2px”>¼cupcrema fresca,fresh cream


  1. Mix flour, water, vegetable oil, egg, and salt in a large bowl; knead until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky.

  2. Form the dough into 8 golf ball-sized balls. Cover and let rest for about 20 minutes.

  3. Stretch each ball of dough into a thick tortilla.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook each tortilla for about 1 minute per side until browned and lightly puffed.

  5. Layer refried beans, avocado, and queso fresco over tortillas.

  6. Drizzle crema on top and fold tortillas in half over filling.


  • Calories: 1147.63kcal
  • Fat: 94.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 44.29g
  • Trans Fat: 1.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 32.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.35g
  • Fiber: 4.73g
  • Sugar: 10.05g
  • Protein: 34.20g
  • Cholesterol: 223.78mg
  • Sodium: 1255.67mg
  • Calcium: 972.38mg
  • Potassium: 834.20mg
  • Iron: 3.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 688.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.15mg
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