Cuban Sandwich Casserole

Keto Cuban Sandwich Casserole

All of the flavors of the classic pressed sandwich reimagined in a one skillet recipe that the whole family will love.

CJ and I were watching, “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” on food network. It’s our nightly habit to watch a bit of food TV. Guy visited a Florida restaurant specializing in Cuban food.

I realized that I had never made a Cuban style casserole…so here it is.


Made with leftover shredded pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and a creamy, cheesy Dijon mustard sauce, it’s a delicious and hearty meal that is perfect way to use up leftover pork.

I usually have leftover pork when I prepare it in my slow cooker, and this is a fantastic idea for using up my leftovers. My Mom gifted me a large pork shoulder roast from h

You get the added smoky fatty pork that is tender and melts in your mouth. Even if your Pork was a little dry the Dijon cream will bring the moisture back in.

Traditional Cuban sandwiches are either pressed using a brick wrapped in foil or grilled on a panini press.

Carb eaters in your family, can still appreciate this meal using a soft roll and pressing it. This would also be delicious in a low-carb tortilla grilled and flattened.


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Keto Cuban Casserole

Turn your leftover pork roast into a delicious and easy Cuban inspired casserole. Full of rich Latin flavors your whole family is sure to enjoy!
Course easy 30 minute meals, easy keto dinners easy low carb dinners 30-minute meals, easy low carb casseroles, food prep, Keto casseroles
Cuisine American, Cuban
Keyword 30-minute meals, 5 ingredients, easy keto casseroles, skillet dinners
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 232kcal


  • 2 lbs cooked pork shoulder chopped
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 TB mustard yellow; Dijon
  • 2 tsp citrusy garlic seasoning
  • 8 oz Swiss cheese grated
  • 8 oz cubed ham
  • 6 oz dill pickle slices


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a cast iron skillet, warm shredded chopped pork. In a small bowl combine cream cheese, heavy cream, half the swiss cheese, mustard and spices.
  • Add to pork. Combine well and flatten. Top with remaining Swiss cheese, chopped ham and pickle slices.
  • Bake at 400 for 20 minutes. Be careful with oven removal.

Optional Cuban Sauce:

  • Mix 2 TB. mayonnaise with 1 TB mustard and 1 TB dill pickle juice. Drizzle over casserole before serving.



Total carbs: 3g
Fiber: 0.3g
Net carbs: 2.7g
serves 12
6oz serving size


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 502mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 731IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 0.3mg


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