Pressed Cuban-Style Burger

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Recipe: #32169

May 20, 2019

Categories: Sandwiches

"This is a Bobby Flay recipe that sounds really good."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (323.8 g)
  • Calories 789.1
  • Total Fat - 47.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 169 mg
  • Sodium - 1452.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.9 g
  • Sugars - 12.8 g
  • Protein - 54.3 g
  • Calcium - 591.9 mg
  • Iron - 5.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Form the meat into 4 (1/4-inch) thick burgers. Season the meat with salt and pepper on both sides and cook in a saute pan over high heat to medium doneness, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Step 2

Combine the mayonnaise and roasted garlic in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Step 3

Spread both sides of each bun with mayonnaise and mustard.

Step 4

Place a slice of cheese on the bottom portion of each bun, place the burger on top of the cheese, then top the cheese with a slice of ham, followed by another slice of cheese and then the pickle slices.

Step 5

Place the tops of the bun over the pickles and cook on a sandwich press, or wrap the burgers in aluminum foil and cook in a hot skillet over high heat with a heavy skillet placed on top of the burger to press the sandwich.

Step 6

Cook until golden brown and cheese has melted.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This is a special burger but can be a bit tricky. I didn't place it it foil for the pressing stage & had some sliding problems. However the burger got golden on the outside and still tasted wonderful. It became a knife & fork burger to eat. The ingredients all melded together to become a taste treat.


review by:
(26 May 2019)

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