We’ve updated our Privacy Policy. Please note we also have new Legal Terms which require all disputes related to the purchase or use of any General Mills product or service to be resolved through binding arbitration. For more information on these changes, please click here.

IMPORTANT:  We have a new Privacy Policy and Legal TermsLearn more.

Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Boulder, Colorado

Cuban-Style Sandwiches with Green Chile au Jus

This flavor-packed sandwich is made even better by dipping into the delicious green chile au jus.

(5)
(5)
Save and Share
  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
package (17 oz) refrigerated fully cooked pork roast au jus
1
can (13.2 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated country Italian loaf
1
teaspoon ground cumin
2
teaspoons minced garlic in water (from a jar)
1/4
lb thinly sliced cooked honey ham
4
slices (1 oz each) pepper Jack cheese
1
cup beef broth
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet or 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan with cooking spray. Drain juice from pork roast into blender; set aside. Shred or chop pork into bite-size pieces; set aside.
  • 2 Unroll dough into 1 large (about 14x9-inch) rectangle. With kitchen scissors or sharp knife, cut dough crosswise making 2 (9x7-inch) rectangles. Sprinkle each dough rectangle with 1/2 teaspoon cumin and 1 teaspoon garlic. Place half of ham and half of cheese in 3-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each dough rectangle. Divide pork evenly over cheese.
  • 3 Bring long sides of dough up over filling to meet in center; pinch seam to seal. Pinch ends to seal. With pancake turner, place seam side down on cookie sheet or 15x10x1-inch pan. Cut 3 diagonal slashes in top of each sandwich.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 5 minutes. Meanwhile, pour broth and undrained green chiles into blender with juice from pork; blend on medium-high speed 15 to 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour juice mixture into 2-cup microwavable measuring cup.
  • 5 To serve, microwave juice mixture on High 2 to 3 minutes or until hot; divide mixture into 4 (6- or 8-oz) ramekins or cups. Cut each sandwich diagonally in half. Serve sandwiches with juice mixture for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet or 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan with cooking spray. Drain juice from pork roast into blender; set aside. Shred or chop pork into bite-size pieces; set aside.
  • 2 Unroll dough into 1 large (about 14x9-inch) rectangle. With kitchen scissors or sharp knife, cut dough crosswise making 2 (9x7-inch) rectangles. Sprinkle each dough rectangle with 1/2 teaspoon cumin and 1 teaspoon garlic. Place half of ham and half of cheese in 3-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each dough rectangle. Divide pork evenly over cheese.
  • 3 Bring long sides of dough up over filling to meet in center; pinch seam to seal. Pinch ends to seal. With pancake turner, place seam side down on cookie sheet or 15x10x1-inch pan. Cut 3 diagonal slashes in top of each sandwich.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 5 minutes. Meanwhile, pour broth and undrained green chiles into blender with juice from pork; blend on medium-high speed 15 to 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour juice mixture into 2-cup microwavable measuring cup.
  • 5 To serve, microwave juice mixture on High 2 to 3 minutes or until hot; divide mixture into 4 (6- or 8-oz) ramekins or cups. Cut each sandwich diagonally in half. Serve sandwiches with juice mixture for dipping.

Nutritional information

toggle

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
1720mg
1720%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
56g
56%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 7 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.