The Best Cuban Sandwich with Carnitas
Serves: 2
  • 1 Loaf Cuban Bread, cut in half
  • Yellow Mustard, as needed
  • Mayonnaise, as needed
  • ½ lb. Maple Ham, sliced
  • ½ lb. Carnitas, cooked & broiled
  • 4 slices Swiss Cheese
  • Sliced Dill Pickles, as needed
  • Sweet & Spicy Sliced JalapeƱos, optional
  1. Slice Cuban bread in half and then slice it horizontal for the sandwich. Slather the interior of each side with yellow mustard and mayonnaise.
  2. Pile high with ham, carnitas, Swiss cheese, pickles and optional jalapeƱos.
  3. Fold halves together and place the sandwich on a hot panini press that's been greased with butter or cooking spray. Toast until the exterior is crisp and the cheese has melted. Enjoy immediately.
Recipe by Slice of Jess at