Grilled Cuban Ham Sandwich with Swiss Cheese
A tasty version of the "Cubano", a favorite sandwich of Latinos in Southern Florida, especially in the Miami area.
4 soft French rolls
1/4 cup yellow mustard
8 slices Wisconsin Swiss or Gruyère Cheese
8 slices ham
8 slices Canadian bacon *
4 (1-ounce) slices Wisconsin Provolone Cheese
16 bread and butter pickle slices (long sandwich slices preferably)
4 teaspoons butter, melted
- Split rolls. Spread cut sides of roll with mustard.
- Layer and divide Swiss cheese, ham, Canadian bacon, provolone and pickle slices among roll halves.
- Heat sandwich press.
- Brush top and bottom of sandwich lightly with butter; grill about 4 minutes or until bread is crispy and cheese begins to melt. (Or, grill in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes per side, pressing down on bread with spatula—or a foil-covered brick—while cooking.)
Makes 4 servings.
*Or, if desired, omit and increase ham to 3 slices per sandwich.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.