Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches Recipe
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Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches

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"Grilled turkey breast, ham, cheese and pickles in a panini-style sandwich."

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Directions

  1. Spray cold grate of outdoor gas grill with cooking spray. Prepare grill for medium indirect heat.
  2. Remove turkey from package. Dry with paper towels. Discard gravy packet or refrigerate for another use (within 2 - 3 days). Lift string netting and shift position on roast for easier removal after cooking. Cut small slits, at least 1 inch apart, over entire surface of turkey. Insert 1 garlic slice into each slit. Brush turkey with oil.
  3. Combine cumin, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over turkey.
  4. Place turkey on grill grate over drip pan. Cover grill with lid. Grill 1 1/4 to 1-3/4 hours, or until meat thermometer reaches 170 degrees F when inserted into center of roast. Remove from grill. Let stand 10 minutes.
  5. Remove string netting. Cut half of the turkey into six 1/8-inch-thick slices. Set aside. Refrigerate unsliced turkey for another use.
  6. Cut each bread loaf lengthwise in half. Then, cut each into 3 pieces (for 6 sandwiches). Spread the bottom half of each section with 2 teaspoons mustard. Top with the sliced turkey, ham, cheese and pickles. Cover with tops of bread loaves. Press sandwiches with hands to flatten. Tightly wrap individually in aluminum foil.
  7. Place wrapped sandwiches on grill grate. Top each with heavy iron skillet or brick. Grill 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until heated through.
  8. Serve sandwiches warm, wrapped in aluminum foil.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 2 hrs
  • READY IN 2 hrs 15 mins
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Sep 03, 2013

This was a hit with my family. We all loved it! I grilled the turkey breast the day before, and refrigerated it whole. I sliced it up while cold (which I think is easier), right before assembling the sandwiches. I made my own honey mustard sauce with equal parts dijon mustard to honey. I didn't have a heavy iron skillet or a brick to keep the sandwich pressed while on the grill, so I used my Pampered Chef rectangular baking stone, which worked perfectly! We will be making these again! Yum!

 
Sep 28, 2013

This was an interesting dish. It was tasty but in my opinion it took too long just to get a sandwich....

 
Sep 30, 2013

These were a huge hit with my family and everyone loved them! These sandwiches have made it into our regular dinner rotation. I did use my George Foreman Grill to grill the sandwiches.

 
Sep 18, 2013

This was a winner in my house! We liked the smoky hint you get from the cumin. All the components came together to be a very tasty sandwich. I loved using the grill as a Panini press. I used Torta rolls and the bread was perfectly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. I will definitely be using this method again for other sandwiches.

 
Sep 17, 2013

I assumed the boneless turkey breast would be one piece, but mine was three pieces of meat, each a different size (which I didn't like) which meant each had to come off of the grill at different times. The first piece came off at 30 minutes, and the last at 40 minutes, each tested with a meat thermometer. We had half of the turkey for dinner the first evening, and I refrigerated the rest for the sandwiches which I cooked in my panini pan (not on the grill). That simple little seasoning of cumin, salt and pepper, combined with inserting slivers of garlic into the breast resulted in incredibly tasty meat and a fantastic Cuban sandwich. I made the honey mustard from a recipe on this site. This sandwich is not the healthiest and is something that I would consider a splurge nutritionally, but I would make it again (just not too often).

 
Sep 11, 2013

This was Delicious! I put the boneless breast in my infrared Turkey fryer and it turned out moist and crispy. The sandwich had lots of flavor. I will be making this again. Yum!

 
Sep 11, 2013

A wonderful sandwich! I'd never bought a boneless turkey breast before, and it was fabulous. I did roast it in the oven rather than on the grill, and because the one I bought was "Savory Herb" I skipped the garlic and other seasonings. It was such a moist roast and cut beautifully. A really delicious dinner last night with fries on the side. We love Cubans and it was even better with this Butterball roast.

 
Sep 08, 2013

Delicious! I love a good Cuban Sandwich & these totally fit the bill! Thanks for sharing!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 1066 kcal
  • 53%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 95.1 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol
  • 202 mg
  • 67%
  • Fat
  • 34.4 g
  • 53%
  • Fiber
  • 4.8 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 91.6 g
  • 183%
  • Sodium
  • 2712 mg
  • 108%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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