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Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Pork burgers seasoned with the flavours of Cuban style roast pork, served Cuban sandwich style with ham, swiss, mustard and pickles!

Cuban sandwiches, made with Cuban roast pork, ham, swiss, mustard, and pickles are super tasty and the flavours make for some amazing burgers as well! These burgers are pretty much the same as the sandwiches, with the roast pork being replaced with ground pork burger patties. The patties are seasoned with the same flavours that the roast pork, including: garlic, citrus, oregano and cumin. The patties are formed and cooked before being placed in buns with, mustard, pickles, ham and swiss cheese. These Cuban sandwich burgers are a tasty alternative to the original indeed!

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers
Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Cuban Sandwich Burgers

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4

Pork burgers seasoned with the flavours of Cuban style roast pork, served Cuban sandwich style with ham, swiss, mustard and pickles!

ingredients
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced/grated
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 buns, halved
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (optional)
  • 4 slices ham
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • 8 slices pickle
directions
  1. Mix the pork, garlic, orange zest, lime zest, oregano, cumin, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  2. Divide the pork mixture into 4 portions, form balls and then shape them into patties.
  3. Cook the patties by grilling,or pan frying, or broiling, until cooked through, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  4. Assemble the sandwich burgers with the buns, mustard, pork patties, ham, swiss, and pickles and enjoy!

Option: Add 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro to the ground pork mixture!
Option: Add 2 tablespoons grated onion to the ground pork mixture.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 530, Fat 41g (Saturated 15g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 126mg, Sodium 756mg, Carbs 25g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 3g), Protein 36g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam

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