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Type Sandwich
Place of origin Mexico
Region or state Mexico City
Main ingredients Bolillo or telera, tamal
Cookbook:Guajolota  Guajolota

Guajolota is the name given to the traditional tamal torta (Mexican tamal sandwich) in Mexico City, one tamal inside a bolillo or telera (Mexican bread).[1] It is common to find this tamale torta near to offices, markets and neighborhoods and especially on Sunday mornings outside churches.

In the guajolotas range is also the tamal guajolota in Oaxaca state. Part of the tradition is to drink hot atole when eating a guajolota. There are several flavors of atole, for example vanilla, chocolate, rice and guava.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Janet Long-Solis & Luis Alberto Vargas (2005). Food Culture in Mexico. Westport, Connecticut (USA): Greenwood Press. p. 135. ISBN 9780313324314.