Pressed Cuban-Style Burger Recipe

Looking for an easy Pressed Cuban-Style Burger recipe? Learn how to make Pressed Cuban-Style Burger using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fractal

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Pressed Cuban-Style Burger

16 oz beef, chuck
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 cloves roasted garlic, pureed
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
4 hamburger buns
4 slices ham
8 slices Swiss cheese

Recipe Directions for Pressed Cuban-Style Burger

  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.

  2. Combine the mayonnaise and roasted garlic in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Spread both sides of each bun with mayonnaise and mustard.

  3. Place a slice of cheese on the bottom portion of each bun, place the burger on top of the cheese, then top the burger with a slice of ham then another slice of cheese then the pickle slices. 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. Cook until golden brown and cheese has melted.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 300.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
738
Calories from Fat
336
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
37.3g
57%
Saturated Fat
15.4g
77%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
176mg
59%
Sodium
1252mg
52%
Potassium
616mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
39.0g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
59.1g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 54% Iron 81%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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