Commonly served during merienda (afternoon tea) in Cuba, this sandwich of turkey, jam, and cream cheese on a roll is sweet and savory all in one.
Yield: serves 1
- 1 Cuban roll or brioche bun
- 2 tbsp. cream cheese, softened
- 2 tbsp. strawberry jam
- 3 oz. sliced turkey breast
- 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
- Split roll, spread cream cheese on bottom half, and top with turkey. Spread jam on top half of roll and close sandwich. Heat butter in a 10″ skillet over medium heat; cook sandwich, weighing down with a cast-iron skillet and turning once, until golden brown and heated through, 3-4 minutes. Cut in half, and serve hot.