Cuban Sandwich Recipe

Ahhh, the classic Cubano. This recipe originated years ago in the traditional Hispanic enclaves of Tampa and Key West, Florida. Our key ingredients are Hillshire Farm® Carved Pork Belly and Sliced Smoked Ham. With Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard it’s flavorful, bright and vibrant.


SERVING SIZE: 1 Sandwich

1 each

Steak/Hoagie Roll, 8 inch

1 Tbsp.

Yellow Mustard

4 oz.

Hillshire Farm® Carved Pork Belly


2 oz.

Hillshire Farm® Sliced Smoked Ham

36 g

Swiss Cheese Slices, 2 Slices

1 oz.

Dill Pickle Chips, 4-5 chips

1 Tbsp.

Butter, melted


Step 1 – Heat your panini press to medium high heat.

Step 2 – Slice the bread roll in half horizontally and spread the mustard onto both halves of the roll.

Step 3 – Layer from the bottom of the bread roll with pork belly, smoked ham, Swiss cheese and then pickles.

Step 4- Butter the bottom of the panini press and the top of the outside of the sandwich.

Step 5- Place the sandwich into the panini press and close the panini press.

Step 6- Cook for 2-3 minutes until dark golden brown and crispy and the cheese is melted.

Step 7- Let sandwiches stand 1 minute before cutting in half on an angle. Serve immediately.

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