Ultimate Sandwich Countdown: Turkey Cubanos

We're counting down the best sandwiches on earth. Up first, this spin on a classic Cubano, the Cuban sandwich that traditionally pairs pork with ham. Cuba is opening for travel, so open your mouth for a bite!

2 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
2 hoagie buns or kaiser rolls, split
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
4 oz. ham (4 to 6 slices)
4 oz. turkey (4 to 6 slices)
8 slices dill pickle (1/4 inch thick)
4 slices baby Swiss, havarti or Jarlsberg cheese (about 4 oz.)

1. Spread 1 teaspoon of the butter over bottom half of each bun; spread top half with mustard. Layer sandwiches with ham, turkey, pickles and cheese. Spread remaining butter over outside of sandwiches.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet or grillpan to medium heat.* Place sandwiches in skillet. Cover with foil. Place heavy skillet over foil to weigh down and flatten sandwiches. Cook 2 to 4 minutes or until browned, turning once.

2 sandwiches

PER SANDWICH: 770 calories, 37.5 g total fat (20.5 g saturated fat), 55 g protein, 50.5 g carbohydrate, 165 mg cholesterol, 1855 mg sodium, 2.5 g fiber

TIP *Sandwiches can also be cooked in a panini maker according to manufacturer’s directions.

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