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Grilled Cuban Sandwiches

Randy Mayor; Stuart Mallory
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Upgrade your boring sandwich to a classic grilled Cuban. Serve with baked chips.


  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 (8-ounce) loaf French bread, cut in half horizontally
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat Swiss cheese, thinly sliced (such as Alpine Lace)
  • 6 ounces deli-sliced ham (such as Hillshire Farms)
  • 8 sandwich-sliced dill pickles
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 335
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 11 g
  • satfat 5.3 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 23.1 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 43 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 1301 mg
  • calcium 318 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spread mustard evenly over cut sides of bread. Arrange half of cheese and half of ham on bottom half of loaf; top with pickle slices. Repeat layer with remaining cheese and ham; cover with top half of loaf. Cut into quarters.

  2. Heat a large, heavy skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sandwiches; press with a heavy skillet (such as cast iron). Cook 2 minutes on each side.