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

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2014


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sandwiches)


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; fat 7.6g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 22mg; iron 2mg; sodium 801mg; calcium 183mg.