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Cuban Taco Boats™

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Miami’s crazy nightlife, warm beaches and delicious Cuban sandwiches are 3 things that make the Miami culture. Can’t afford a plane ticket down south? Try this take on Cuban sandwiches by toasting in Taco Boats™.

Ingredients

1
package Old El Paso™ Taco Boats™ soft flour tortillas
2
teaspoons yellow mustard
1/2
lb thinly sliced cooked roast pork
1/2
lb thinly sliced cooked ham
24
slices dill pickle chips
1/2
cup shredded Swiss cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup butter, melted

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2 For each boat, spread 1/4 teaspoon mustard evenly inside boat. Layer pork, ham, 3 pickles chips and 1 tablespoon cheese in each boat; fold layers to fit inside boats, if necessary. Press boats to flatten in half firmly with palm of hand; secure with toothpick. Place flattened boats on cookie sheet. Generously brush melted butter on top and bottom of each boat.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, brushing with additional butter halfway through, until light brown and cheese is melted inside. Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2 For each boat, spread 1/4 teaspoon mustard evenly inside boat. Layer pork, ham, 3 pickles chips and 1 tablespoon cheese in each boat; fold layers to fit inside boats, if necessary. Press boats to flatten in half firmly with palm of hand; secure with toothpick. Place flattened boats on cookie sheet. Generously brush melted butter on top and bottom of each boat.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, brushing with additional butter halfway through, until light brown and cheese is melted inside. Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Roast pork can be found in the deli section and is often called “Cuban-style.”

Mustard and dill pickles are traditional in Cuban pork sandwiches--substitute mayonnaise, and skip the pickles if that’s more to your liking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
212.2
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16.1g
25%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60.9mg
20%
Sodium
580.4mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
4.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
12.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
3%
3%
Calcium
8.50%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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