Cuban Pork Sliders

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Cuban Pork SlidersRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

 

As with traditional Cuban sandwiches, pressing these sliders as they cook yields a thin and crisp bite.

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sandwiches)

Ingredients

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1 1/2 teaspoons yellow mustard
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 (7-ounce) loaf Cuban bread
2 1/2 ounces kosher dill pickle slices
3 ounces thinly sliced lower-sodium deli ham
2 ounces sliced Swiss cheese
1 cup baby spinach leaves
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients (through olive oil) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

2. Cut bread in half lengthwise; cut each half into 8 (2 1/2-inch-thick) slices. Spread mustard mixture evenly over bottom halves. Slice pickles into 2-inch pieces. Divide pickles, ham, cheese, and spinach evenly among bottom halves of bread; top with remaining bread halves. Lightly coat sandwiches with cooking spray.

3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 4 sandwiches to pan; place a cast-iron or other heavy skillet on top of sandwiches. Press gently, and cook 2 minutes on each side or until sandwiches are golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat procedure with remaining sandwiches.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 244
Fat 7.6 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 801 mg
Calcium 183 mg