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Texas-Style Cuban Sandwich Recipe and Real Estate Insights with Lainie Eilenberger - Your Trusted Lubbock and West Texas Realtor

Howdy, wonderful residents and future neighbors of Lubbock and the vast West Texas region! As your premier real estate agent, dedicated to serving communities from Abernathy to Wolfforth and everywhere in between, I bring a unique blend of passion, precision, and professionalism to each real estate transaction. 🏡✨ Today, I’m thrilled to take you on a culinary journey with a recipe that combines the best of Texas and Cuban flavors: the Texas-Style Cuban Sandwich! 🥪🌵

Recipe: Texas-Style Cuban Sandwich


  • 2 lbs pork shoulder, slow-cooked and shredded

  • 8 slices of Texas smoked ham

  • 8 slices of Swiss cheese

  • 1 cup pickles, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup pickled jalapenos

  • 8 slices of Texas toast

  • 1/4 cup Stubb's Original BBQ Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened


  1. Prepare the Pork Shoulder:

  • Slow-cook the pork shoulder with your favorite Texas BBQ rub for 6-8 hours until tender and easily shredded.

  1. Assemble the Sandwich:

  • Spread butter on one side of each slice of Texas toast.

  • Spread BBQ sauce on the other side.

  • Layer the shredded pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and jalapenos between two slices of toast, buttered side out.

  1. Grill the Sandwich:

  • Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  • Grill each sandwich for 3-4 minutes on each side, pressing down gently, until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

  1. Serve and Enjoy:

  • Slice the sandwiches in half and serve with your favorite chips or a side of coleslaw. Enjoy the unique fusion of Texas and Cuban flavors in every bite! 🌟

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Delicious Texas-Style Cuban Sandwich with shredded pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and Texas toast, served in a rustic kitchen setting.
Enjoy the perfect blend of Texas and Cuban flavors with this Texas-Style Cuban Sandwich, a culinary delight brought to you by Lainie Eilenberger.

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