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Cubano Dog

Cubano Dog
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  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns, split
  • slices deli ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced pickles
  • 1/4 cup spicy brown mustard


  1. Cook the hot dogs according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium-high or heat broiler. Top each bun with 1 slice each ham and cheese. Grill, covered, or broil until the cheese has melted, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Place a hot dog in each bun and, dividing evenly, top with the pickles and mustard.
By July, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 417
  • Fat 25g
  • Sat Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 62mg
  • Sodium 1,377mg
  • Protein 19g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 267mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Pickles on plates
For extra-tropical flair and some crunch, top this hot dog with plantain chips.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.