Cuban Pork Sandwiches Recipe

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Cuban Pork Sandwiches
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  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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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 550.56 Kcal (2305 kJ)
Calories from fat 184.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.53g 32%
Cholesterol 125.21mg 42%
Sodium 936.94mg 39%
Potassium 647.99mg 14%
Total Carbs 41.91g 14%
Sugars 3.43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.91g 8%
Protein 47.06g 94%
Vitamin C 8.9mg 15%
Iron 6mg 33%
Calcium 501.5mg 50%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 160.82 Kcal (673 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 36.57mg 42%
Sodium 273.67mg 39%
Potassium 189.27mg 14%
Total Carbs 12.24g 14%
Sugars 1g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.56g 8%
Protein 13.75g 94%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 15%
Iron 1.8mg 33%
Calcium 146.5mg 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.3
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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