Cuban Sandwich

Raven Higheagle


This version of the popular sandwich is a combination of turkey, roast pork, ham, and Swiss cheese, piled high on Cuban bread and pressed with a sandwich iron until the bread is hot and crispy and the cheese has slightly melted. Since a sandwich iron is not an item found in most household kitchens, you can use a heavy skillet for pressing, or make the sandwich in a hinged nonstick grill or a panini press.

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Makes 20 Sandwiches
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


cuban, french, or italian bread
yellow mustard
40 slice
turkey breast
40 slice
roast pork
40 slice
cooked or boiled ham
20 slice
swiss cheese
lettuce leaves
dill pickle chips


1Split the loaf lengthwise. Butter the inside of one half and spread mustard on the other inside half
2Layer with turkey, roast pork, ham, and cheese and replace the top half of the sandwich. If you wish, lightly butter the outside.
3Wrap the sandwich in foil and place on a heated skillet over low heat.
4Place a second, heavier skillet on top of the wrapped sandwich and allow the sandwich to crisp for 1 to 2 minutes
5Turn it over and repeat on the other side for another 1 to 2 minutes. Unwrap and serve.

About Cuban Sandwich

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pork, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids