I think I've professed my love in a previous post for sandwiches. I really just can't get enough of them. I did not know this until about a month ago that when you are pregnant you aren't supposed to eat deli meats unless it has been heated up to 160 degrees. Do you realize how many sandwiches I've had to pass up?! The horror!!
Anyways, this is one of my faves and I am able to heat it up successfully and have it taste "delicioso" (I thought I'd throw some Spanish in there since this is a Cuban sandwich). I got this recipe from Joe's man-crush, Alton Brown. He had a sandwich episode and we made them all and loved them all.
- 4 hoagie rolls
- 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
- 1/4 pound baked ham, thinly sliced
- 1/4 pound roast pork, thinly sliced
- 1/4 pound provolone cheese, thinly sliced
- 10 thin dill pickle slices, approximately 2 whole pickles
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
Heat your panini maker or sandwich press. Butter each side of the press. Place the sandwiches inside, press down and grill until the cheese is melted and the bread is flat and browned, approximately 10 minutes. If you don't have a sandwich press, you can heat 6 fireplace bricks wrapped in foil, in a 500 degrees F oven for 1 hour and then press the sandwich between them for 10 minutes. Serve warm.