A Cuban Sandwich is not your ordinary ham and cheese sandwich. Yes, the components are pretty typical – bread, meat and cheese. But when the ingredients are combined and then pressed and heated through, you’ve got yourself a terrific Sandwich Cubano as they say in Spanish.
If you’ve never had a Monte Cristo, it’s kind of like a combination of grilled cheese and French toast. Three layers of good quality bread filled with ham and Swiss then coated with egg and grilled.
A modern version of a patty melt, Turkey Patty Melt Panini is made with lean ground turkey with creamy brie and zesty sweet peony jelly or red pepper jelly. Pressing the sandwich in a panini press or between 2 hot pans gives the exterior a golden crust.