Cuban-Style Steak Sandwiches

Cuban-Style Steak Sandwich

Cuban-Style Steak Sandwich

Prep and Cook Time 18 minutes


Makes 4 servings


1-1/2 pounds round tip steaks (thinly sliced sandwich steaks)
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon lime juice
1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 large onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
4 hoagie or submarine sandwich rolls (8 inches), split
Lettuce leaves
1 tomato, sliced


  1. Cut steaks into 3- to 4-inch pieces. Combine steaks with 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper in shallow dish; toss to coat.
  2. Heat skillet over high heat 1 minute. Cook steaks in 2 batches, 1-1/2 minutes per side. Remove from pan and cover to keep warm.
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and onion to skillet. Cook 3 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Fill rolls with lettuce, tomato, steak and onion.

Serving Suggestion

To complete this meal, serve a quick dessert of pound cake topped with canned tropical fruit salad or ready-to-eat pineapple spears from the supermarket produce section.

Nutritional Information

Calories 734
Total Fat 21 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Carbohydrate 82 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 51 g
Sodium 962 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 5
Vegetable 1
Meat 4
Fat 3

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