Cuban-Inspired Pressed Cheese Sandwich

Cuban-Inspired Pressed Cheese Sandwich
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This sandwich is inspired by the flavors in a traditional Cuban sandwich but is easy enough to make any day of the week.
10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
4 sandwiches

Ingredients

1 (1-pound) loaf
French bread, ends trimmed, cut into 4 (5-inch) sections
4 tablespoons
whole grain mustard
8 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Deli American
8 ounces
sliced deli ham
8
pickle planks
3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Directions

  1. Heat panini press.
  2. Cut each bread section horizontally, leaving 1 side attached.
  3. Open cut bread; spread bottom with 1 tablespoon mustard. Top with 1 cheese slice, 1/4 ham slices, 2 pickle planks and 1 cheese slice. Press top of cut bread down over filling. Brush outside of bread with about 2 teaspoons butter.
  4. Place 2 sandwiches into press. Close press; cook 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Recipe Tips

If you don’t have a panini press, heat skillet over medium heat. Place 1 or 2 sandwiches into skillet. Place another skillet on top of sandwiches to flatten them. Cook, turning once, 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories
470
Cholesterol
80mg
Carbohydrates
41g
Protein
26g
Fat
20g
Sodium
2230mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Hi Jim, you could definitely use Cuban bread if you desired - great idea!

Rating

Why not use Cuban bread?

Test Kitchen Comment
From: Mallory
Hi Jim, you could definitely use Cuban bread if you desired - great idea!
Posted May 09, 2016

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