Cuban Pork Sandwiches

Florida restaurants introduced the simple, delicious flavors of this Cuban favorite to the United States. If you don't have leftover roast pork, just pick up some from the deli.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

4
white hamburger buns, split
2
teaspoons yellow mustard
4
teaspoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
4
ounces thinly sliced cooked roast pork
4
ounces thinly sliced cooked ham
4
ounces sliced Swiss cheese
12
slices dill pickles
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 For each sandwich, spread one cut side of each bun with 1/2 teaspoon mustard and the other side with 1 teaspoon mayonnaise. Layer pork, ham, cheese and 3 pickle slices in each bun, folding meats or cheese to fit if necessary. Press sandwiches firmly with palm of hand to flatten to about 1-inch thickness.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brush tops of sandwiches with melted butter. Place sandwiches, buttered sides down, in skillet. Brush bottoms with remaining butter. Cook about 6 minutes, turning once, until crisp and brown on both sides.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.