Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches

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  • Published Jun 19th
  • Ready In2h 15m
  • Servings6
  • Calories1066
Grilled turkey breast, ham, cheese and pickles in a panini-style sandwich.

Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches for 6 servings:

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 (3 pound) Butterball® Boneless Breast of Turkey Roast, thawed
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 loaves Cuban, French or Italian bread (15 inches long)
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard
  • 1/2 pound smoked ham
  • 1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese
  • 12 sandwich-style dill pickle slices

Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook2h
  • Ready In2h 15m

To cook Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches is about 2 hours , and you can serve your Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches within 2 hours 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Grilled Turkey Cuban Sandwiches easily:

  1. 1 Spray cold grate of outdoor gas grill with cooking spray. Prepare grill for medium indirect heat.
  2. 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. 3 Combine cumin, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over turkey.
  4. 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. 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. 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. 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. 8 Serve sandwiches warm, wrapped in aluminum foil.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1066 calories; 34.4 grams of fat; 95.1 grams of carbohydrates; 91.6 grams of protein; 202 milligrams of cholesterol; 2712 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 10th 2014

    So yummy! I didn't want to roast a turkey breast so I used store bought lunch meat. I also left off the honey mustard since we're not big fans. Fantastic and filling sandwich!

  2. Nov 30th 2013

    I gave this recipe only 4 stars because I had to substitute a few ingredients substitute for the ones I had on hand. I made my own mustard with Dijon,light mayo,and chipotle sauce with smoke ...

  3. Oct 22nd 2013

    This was a great tasting sandwich. I loved the combination of flavors in this sandwich. I had enough turkey leftover to add to salads the next day.

  4. Oct 12th 2013

    Very interesting and definitely worth making! A delicious and healthy twist on a unique sandwich. Will make again and again. The first time I made them as the recipe called for and they were ...

  5. Sep 30th 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.

  6. Sep 28th 2013

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

  7. Sep 18th 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 ...

  8. Sep 17th 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 diffe ...

  9. Sep 3rd 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 assem ...