El Dominicano (Darlene’s Version of the Cuban Sandwich)

Darlene Lopez


El Dominicano was inspired by the traditional Cuban sandwich: It was created by Darlene Lopez Patent is Pending. The Dominicano is a zesty, juicy succulent sandwich guaranteed to melt in your mouth!


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
5 Min


Add to Grocery List

2 tbsp of butter or margarine
4-5 hero sized breads or rolls
1tbsp of darlene’s sautéed sofrito * all purpose marinade, paste and spread or all purpose seasoning of your choice
3/4lb deli sliced roast beef
1/4lb deli sliced hard salami
1/4 lb deli salsalito turkey (or favorite)
1/2 lb swiss cheese
½ kosher dill pickle sliced thinly
mustard 3 squirts for each hero
1/4 cup mayonnaise
salt, pepper, and adobo to taste

How to Make El Dominicano (Darlene’s Version of the Cuban Sandwich)


  • 1In a medium pan, Heat butter, add Darlene’s sofrito If you don't make your own just season the roast beef like you would any meat. (Remember it’s already cooked you do not want tough beef let alone a dry sandwich)
  • 2Add roast beef, salami (on top the amount u would add of bacon like 3 slices per hero
  • 3Add , turkey and pickles cook for 1 minute to let the flavors simmer
  • 4Add enough slices of Swiss to cover the top of the meat and immediately turn off stove. (Approximately 4 of the slices)
  • 5Spread one tablespoon of mayo evenly on both sides of bread
  • 6Add 3 squirts of mustard
  • 7Place 2 additional slices of cheese on the bottom of the bread, and meat evenly over cheese
  • 8Cut each into 3 pieces (on a slant) enjoy with Plantain, regular or Multi-Grain-chips
  • 9Serves 4-8 people

Printable Recipe Card

About El Dominicano (Darlene’s Version of the Cuban Sandwich)

Show 8 Comments & Reviews

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...