Crazy Cuban Pizza Recipe: When Sandwich Night & Pizza Night Collide (5 Ingredients) by 30Seconds Food

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Crazy Cuban Pizza Recipe: When Sandwich Night & Pizza Night Collide (5 Ingredients)

We're calling pizza night! Want a little something different this time? Think of all the flavors in a Cuban sandwich – but it's a pizza. Right? Sounds amazing. This Cuban pizza recipe will be your new pizza obsession.

First, what is a Cuban sandwich? Basically is a ham and cheese sandwich made with yellow mustard and pickles. The sandwich is said to have originated in Tampa or Key West, where it was made to feed Cuban workers. It's now popular in Miami and around the country. 

To make this easy Cuban-style pizza recipe you will need a pizza crust, yellow mustard, ham or pork meat, Swiss cheese and pickles. You can use refrigerated, frozen or homemade pizza dough, and all the toppings are pantry staples for many. This easy pizza recipe is a great way to use up leftover ham or pork. The pizza bakes up in the oven in about 15 minutes. 

Serve this cheesy pork pizza for lunch or dinner. 

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Cuisine: Cuban
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 (makes 1 pizza)


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Recipe Notes

  • Swiss is the typical cheese found on Cuban sandwiches, but you could substitute mozzarella or provolone if you're not a fan.
  • Add some spice and heat with a sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Store any leftover pizza in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the pizza crust on a pizza stone or baking sheet. 
  2. Spread with the mustard.
  3. Add the ham.
  4. Sprinkle with the cheese.
  5. Top with the pickle slices.
  6. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 149

Total Fat: 8.6g

Saturated Fat: 4.9g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 395mg

Total Carbohydrate: 8.1g

Dietary Fiber: 0.5g

Total Sugars: 1.2g

Protein: 9.9g

Vitamin D: 11mcg

Calcium: 203mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 61mg

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Donna John
This sounds so freakin' good. My recipe list is getting really long!
Now you're speakin my language, si!
Elisa Schmitz
OMGoodness, this looks delicious! #yum
Gwen Johnson
This is so intriguing to me! Something about the tang of mustard and pickles on a pizza. Making it Friday night for the family. Donna John
This sounds awesome. I am going to try it with the vegan ham recipe from this site Donna John

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