Cuban Pork Sandwiches

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the relish, in a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the onion and water to a boil.
  • Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently; drain.
  • Transfer to a bowl; add roasted peppers, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and cumin.
  • Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour; remove and discard the garlic.
  • Cover and place in refrigerator.
  • To make the sandwiches, mash the minced garlic, cumin and salt.
  • 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.
  • Allow to stand for 10 minutes; slice thin.
  • Over medium heat, heat the oil in a large skillet.
  • Top four slices of bread with pork, add the desired amount of relish and 2 slices of cheese; top with remaining bread.
  • Cook the sandwiches for 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • The yield is 4 sandwiches and 2 cups of relish.
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