Authentic Cuban Sandwich

cuban sandwich

Authentic Cuban Sandwich

cuban sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Keystone Pork
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup mustard
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 hoagie buns
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 6 thin slices smoked fully-cooked ham
  • 1 large dill pickle, sliced thinly lengthwise
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, or as needed

Steps

  1. Mix mayonnaise, mustard, and cayenne together in a bowl to make the sauce.
  2. Spread one side generously with the mayo/mustard sauce.
  3. Divide sandwich ingredients between the two bottom halves in this order: 2 slices Swiss cheese, 3 slices ham, hot Keystone Pork, pickle slices, and 2 more slices of Swiss cheese. Place tops on sandwiches.
  4. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Place sandwiches in skillet and press down with a heavy weight (such as another skillet or panini machine). Toast sandwiches until bread is crisp and filling is heated through, 3 or 4 minutes per side.