Cuban Sandwich

Cuisinart original

Ham and cheese magically come together in this take on the traditional Cuban toasted sandwich. A great way to use up any leftover.


Makes 2 large sandwiches, about 6 servings


2    large Cuban or Portuguese-style
      soft rolls, about 10 inches long
1    tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Dijon or
      deli mustard
4    to 6 ounces sliced Swiss cheese, divided
4    to 6 ounces sliced roasted pork
4    to 6 ounces sliced ham
4    ounces dill pickles, thinly
      sliced horizontally
1    teaspoon olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (based on 6 servings): Calories 215 (45% from fat) • carb. 13g pro. 16g • fat 10g • sat. fat 5g • chol. 38mg sod. 700mg • calc. 191mg • fiber 0g


Plate Side: Grill
Griddler® Cooking Position: Closed

1. Assemble sandwiches by slicing rolls and
placing on a work surface. Spread the
mustard on each side of both rolls. Put a
slice of cheese on the bottom of each roll.
Add the pork, ham and the pickle slices.
Finish with the remaining cheese and the top
of the roll. Brush the top with the olive oil.
2. Fit the Cuisinart® Griddler® with the grill
plates. Turn unit on. Select Grill/Griddle and
set to 375°F.
3. Once preheated, place the sandwiches on
the grill and free the floating hinge. Press
the sandwiches firmly when closing the grill
and set the count-up timer. Keep it pressed
for about one minute. Continue cooking for
about 6 minutes total, until bread is crisp
and cheese is melted.
4. Slice sandwich in pieces to serve.