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“from (maker of robust cheese) A pressed and griddled sandwich with smoked ham, robusto cheese and pickles. Traditionally this sandwich is made in a press using a soft Cuban roll and shredded pork and ham. Mayo and pickles are always included and sometimes to peppers are added for an extra kick.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kaiser roll (or sturdy hamburger roll)
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sliced garlic pickle
  • black forest ham, 1/4 pound, thinly sliced
  • 2 slices robusto cheese
  • 1 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Optional
  • sliced jalapenos, pepperoncini or other hot pepper


  1. Open up the roll and spread both sides with mayonnaise.
  2. Arrange the sliced pickles over the bottom.
  3. Place one slice cheese over the pickles and add the ham over the cheese.
  4. Add the hot peppers over the pork, if using, and top with the second slice of cheese.
  5. Spread the butter over the outside of the roll, and cook in a sandwich press.

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