All the sandwiches were created by Bravo’s Top Chef, Ariane Duarte
Sublime Submarine Sandwich
¼ lb Ham, sliced
¼ lb Salami, sliced
8 slices Finlandia Swiss cheese
1 cup lettuce, shredded
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2 tsp dry oregano
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp granulated onion
Salt and pepper to taste
Create a marinade by combining the lettuce, tomato, onion, dry oregano, vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder and olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Slice the baguette in half lengthwise. Remove some of the inner bread. Drizzle some of the dressing (minus lettuce and tomato) onto each half of the bread. Layer the ham, salami and Finlandia Swiss cheese and top it with the marinated vegetables. Slice in 4 sections and serve.
Classic Cuban Pork Sandwich
¼ lb peppered ham, sliced
¼ lb cooked pork loin, thinly sliced
8 slices Finlandia Gouda cheese
¼ cup grainy mustard
1/2 cup dill pickles, sliced
1 Cuban baguette
Slice the baguette in half lengthwise. Spread the grainy mustard on both sides of the bread. On the bottom half of the baguette, layer the ham, pork, Finlandia Gouda cheese and pickles. Cover with other half of bread; slice in 4 equal sections.
Turkey and Finlandia Lacey Swiss Avocado BLT
4 Slices 7 Grain Bread
4 oz sliced roasted turkey breast
6 Slices Finlandia Lacey Swiss
4 pieces turkey bacon (cooked according to package)
1 tomato, sliced
½ Avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
Green Leaf lettuce, such as Romaine
Spread mayo on all slices of grain bread. On two of the slices, place lettuce, tomato, bacon, avocado, turkey and top with Finlandia Lacey Swiss. Top with remaining 2 slices. Cut in half.
Serve with your favorite chips and pickles. Enjoy!
Jumpin’ Turkey Finlandia Swiss Burgers
2 lbs Ground Turkey
1 or 2 jalapeño peppers, small dice (depending on how much heat you like)
½ cup chopped cilantro
1T ground cumin
1t chopped garlic
1 small onion, diced
Salt and pepper
12 slices Finlandia Swiss or Light Swiss Cheese
6 burger buns of your choice
In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Divide equally into 6 balls. Form into patties and place on grill. Grill on high heat – 4 minutes on 1 side, then turn and finish for about 3 to 4 minutes on the other. Add two slices of Finlandia Swiss and let melt. Then, place on your favorite bun with your favorite accompaniments.
For more recipes and visit the Finlandia Cheese site.
PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.