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Cuban Panini

Spice Islands®

Cuban Panini


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes

4 servings


1/2 cup prepared mango salsa

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

1/4 cup Mazola® Pure Olive Oil

8 slices country style bread

4 teaspoons Dijon mustard

8 slices Swiss cheese, divided

1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion

1 pound thinly sliced ham or pulled pork

4 slices sandwich style dill pickles


Pre-heat grill or skillet to medium high heat.

Stir mango salsa and Jamaican jerk seasoning together; set aside.

To assemble each sandwich:

Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil and spread 1/2 teaspoon mustard on the other. Place oil side down on grill or skillet. Add a slice of Swiss cheese. Top with 2 to 3 rings of red onion, 1/4 pound of ham, a pickle slice, a tablespoon of mango salsa and an additional slice of Swiss cheese. Top with a slice of bread, mustard side down.

Press the sandwich while ON the grill or skillet by placing a large plate or cookie sheet over sandwiches. Place a heavy object on top of plate or press down with hands.

Grill 3 to 5 minutes per side until browned.

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