Go Back
+ servings

Cuban Pork Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Course: Dinner
Servings: 10
Calories: 291kcal

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb boneless pork shoulder roast 
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsps dried parsley
  • 7 cloves garlic, minced and divided
  • 2 Tbsps apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsps lemon juice, divided
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried mustard
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 ¼ cups fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsps Dijon mustard
  • 10 whole-wheat hamburger buns, split
  • Swiss cheese slices
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced
  • dill pickles, sliced

Instructions

  • Place onion wedges and chicken broth in slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, combine parsley, 5 cloves minced garlic, vinegar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, cumin, dried mustard, oregano, ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Rub over pork.
  • Add pork to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours until meat is tender.
  • Take meat out of slow cooker and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
  • In another small bowl, combine mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, remaining 2 cloves minced garlic and 1 tablespoon lemon juice; spread over buns.
  • Layer bun bottoms with pork, cheese, sliced sweet onion and pickles; replace tops.
  • Cook on a panini maker or indoor grill until buns are browned and cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal