Lunch Box Cubano


  • Prep Time2 mins
  • Total Time4 mins
  • Makes1 sandwich
Lunch Box Cubano

Photo: Erik Putz

Upgrade a classic ham and cheese with some leftover pork roast for a Cuban-style sandwich that's layered to impress. Yum!


  • 2 slices multi-grain bread, toasted

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise

  • 120 g sliced pork roast

  • 2 slices dill pickle

  • 2 slices Swiss cheese

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard


  • Preheat broiler on high.

  • Spread 1 slice of bread with mayonnaise, top with roast pork, pickle and cheese, and place under broiler for 2 min or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

  • Spread mustard on remaining bread and squish onto melted cheese to adhere.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 774, Protein 61g, Carbohydrates 45g, Fat 38g, Fibre 7g, Sodium 1mg.
Excellent source of calcium.


Protein helps keep kids full and satisfied for longer, because it's digested slowly.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September/October 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

This article was originally published on Aug 23, 2018

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