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Cuban Pressed Sandwich

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Cuban Pressed Sandwich

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ham, sandwiches
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 599kcal


  • 8 slice bread, french
  • 4 tablespoon mustard
  • 4 slice ham, deli sliced
  • 4 slice Swiss cheese
  • 8 slice pickle
  • 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted

Serve With

  • 2 medium carrot
  • 2 stalk celery
  • 2 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing, low fat


  • Preheat a sandwich press or griddle.
  • Spread bread with mustard; layer with ham, cheese, and pickles, forming 4 sandwiches.
  • Spread the outsides of each sandwich with butter; place into a hot sandwich press until bread is golden and cheese is melted. (Allow to cool before packing into a lunchbox).
  • Peel carrots and cut into sticks, along with celery.
  • Serve each sandwich with carrots, celery, and bananas on the side. Include a bit of ranch dressing for dipping.
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Calories: 599kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 988mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g

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