Description: A grilled or griddled sandwichfrom the 1930’s. Mustard adds a punch to the flavor to this classic “Cuban Sandwich” with a lot of history. The story goes factory workers in the sugar mills & cigar factories could eat quickly as eateries were set up in the factories, cost, about 6 cents each! Tostones go well w/this sandwich.
Kaiser Bun or for a twist try Challah bread 1 loaf Sliced horiziontal
Mustard – prepared as needed
Baked Ham 8 oz sliced thin
Roast Pork 8 oz sliced thin
Dill pickles 8/10 each sliced thin
Swiss cheese 8 oz sliced thin
Salt & Pepper to taste
Olive oil or melted butter, or a blend of each. as needed on the grill & sandwich
Spread a thin layer of mustard on top & bottom halves of bread.
Arrange ham, pork, swiss & pickle slices evenly over the bottom half.
Season w/ S&P.
Cover with the top half, into 4 equal portions.
Using a sandwich press, Panini grill, waffle iron, place sandwichs in the middle, close grill or griddle press untill the cheese is melted & the loaf has a golden brown appearence, remove from iron, cut each sandwich in half.
Serve each sandwich with Plantains & extra mustard for dipping.