Cuban Pork Sandwiches

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by PaulaG

Recipe is from Taste of Home and is being posted for ZWT.

Top Review by Boomette

These sandwiches are so yummy. The rub for the pork is quite simple. But the relish adds so much taste to the sandwiche. I used burger bread. Thanks Paula :) Made for ZWT9

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the relish, in a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the onion and water to a boil.
  2. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently; drain.
  3. Transfer to a bowl; add roasted peppers, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and cumin.
  4. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour; remove and discard the garlic.
  5. Cover and place in refrigerator.
  6. To make the sandwiches, mash the minced garlic, cumin and salt.
  7. Rub over the tenderloin; place in a shallow baking pan and bake uncovered at 425 degrees for 35-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  8. Allow to stand for 10 minutes; slice thin.
  9. Over medium heat, heat the oil in a large skillet.
  10. Top four slices of bread with pork, add the desired amount of relish and 2 slices of cheese; top with remaining bread.
  11. Cook the sandwiches for 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  12. The yield is 4 sandwiches and 2 cups of relish.

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