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When I was in Tulancingo, Mexico I had some type of vegetarian burger that I was told was specific to that region. I don't know the Spanish name or what was in it.

Does anyone know what this would be, what it is called, what's in it?

I was there in 1993-94.

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We call those sandwiches guajolotes [*]; they are specific to to Tulancingo.

One of the typical foods of the Tulancingo region are los guajolotes: buns (similar to a white bread baguette) are halved, filled with refried beans, cheese enchiladas, onions, and salsa. Guajolotes may also sometimes include meat, such as: shredded chicken, ham, sausage, or other delicacies. The assembled sandwich is then pan-fried in butter or oil. [**]

Here is a youtube video of one being made.

* Direct translation: turkeys
** Roughly translated from wikipedia: Tulancingo de Bravo

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+1 for a tough answer! I read this question, was intrigued, and then spent the better part of an hour searching for any evidence of such a sandwich. I came up empty handed, and empty stomached. I'm excited to try one. –  Sam Ley Feb 21 '12 at 16:30
    
awesome, that's exactly what I as talking about. –  Samuel Neff Feb 22 '12 at 3:33
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