Tuesday, February 1, 2011

cuban sandwich (round 2 for the cuban pork from sunday supper)


let me start by saying WOW.. where has this little sucker been all my life.. i know i have always said a sandwich doesn't constitute dinner.. but this wasn't just any sandwich it was yummy, it was crunchy, salty, sweet, cheesy.. everything you want in a sandwich.. believe you me this will be making an appearance in our house again.. if i have to make the roast pork just to make these sandwiches then so be it..

prep time: 10 minutes
cooking time: 10 minutes
servings: 4

·         4 deli rolls
·         prepared yellow mustard
·         1/2 pound baked ham, thinly sliced
·         1/2 pound roast pork, thinly sliced (I used the left over pork from dinner sunday night)
·         8 thin dill pickle slices
·         1/2 pound Swiss cheese, thinly sliced
spread a thin layer of mustard on top and bottom halves of bread..arrange ham, pork, pickle slices, and swiss cheese evenly over the bread. place sandwich in a hot teflon pan either spray pam down or drizzle olive oil then position a heavy iron skillet (or brick) on top of the sandwich, flatten the sandwich to about 1/4 of its original size. grill the sandwich for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. now if you have a panini press or something similar obviously it would be easier to use that but I don’t..

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