15 Minutes easy

Recipe: Bar-B-Cuban Sandwich

In this mouthwaterin’ recipe, Pitmaster Beth Kanupp of Sonny’s BBQ HQ in Maitland, FL. layers all of your slow-smoked favorites to create a sandwich we reckon you’ll be cravin’ all Summer long.

Give this recipe a whirl at home. But before diggin’ in, be sure to snap a photo of your Bar-B-Cuban Sandwich and share it with us on social media using the hashtag #SonnysBBQ.

You Will Need:

  • 1 loaf Cuban bread sliced lengthwise
  • Smoked BBQ Pulled Pork
  • Sliced, smoked Pork or Ham
  • Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup fried pickles
  • 4 tbsp Mustard BBQ Sauce or to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened


  • Split the Mustard BBQ Sauce and spread evenly on both sides of bread.
  • Make sandwich by layering cheese, Sliced Pork, Pulled Pork, and pickles.
  • Add on another layer of cheese.
  • Rub the outer side of the top and bottom of the bread with 1 tbsp of butter each.
  • Either cook in a panini maker or wrap sandwich completely in foil and grill on medium high heat with a heavy press.
  • Grill for 5-6 minutes per side.
  • Sliced sandwich and serve.

*For an easy, quick version, stop by your local Sonny’s and pick up Pulled Pork, Sliced Pork, and an order of fried pickles.

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