This sandwich is inspired by the flavors in a traditional Cuban sandwich but is easy enough to make any day of the week.
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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
Heat panini press.
Cut each bread section horizontally, leaving 1 side attached.
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.
Place 2 sandwiches into press. Close press; cook 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
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.
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Why not use Cuban bread?
Hi Jim, you could definitely use Cuban bread if you desired - great idea!