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Cuban Sandwich (another recipe)

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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 6 sandwiches | Prep Time | Cook Time


1 1/2 loaves Cuban bread
yellow mustard
1/4 lb baked ham, sliced thinly
1/2 lb roast pork, sliced thinly
1/4 lb swiss cheese, sliced thinly
1/4 lb Italian salami, slice thinly
dill pickle slices

Cut Cuban bread into 6 8-inch pieces.

Split bread lengthwise.

Spread mustard on six halves of the bread.

Spread mayonaise on the other six halves of the bread.

Layer ham, pork, Swiss cheese, and salami on the mustard halves of the bread.

Layer pickles on top of salami; top with mayo halves of bread.

Can be eaten cold, but tastes better "hot pressed".

To press: Heat a countertop grill (like a George Foreman grill) and place sandwich between the plates.

Press down hard on the sandwich, squeezing the halves together tightly.

Grill until the bread is toasted to a light brown on the outside and the cheese is melted.

Alternate method: Heat a heavy pan on top of the stove on medium heat.

Place sandwich in pan and press down with another heavy object (a brick wrapped in foil is good).

Toast sandwich until light brown on one side, then turn over.

Replace brick on toasted side.

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