Recipes and Cooking Cuban Burgers Ham and cheese top seasoned beef burgers in this unique sandwich. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on March 5, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Grill Time: 14 mins Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 4 thin slices cooked ham (about 3 ounces) 4 slices Fontina or provolone cheese (about 3 ounces) 4 thick slices French bread or hamburger buns, toasted 2 whole dill pickles, sliced horizontally into 8 slices 4 slices red onion 4 slices tomato (optional) 1 recipe Mojo Sauce Mojo Sauce 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoon olive oil ⅓ cup orange juice ⅓ cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions In a large bowl combine beef, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper; mix well. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties. For a charcoal grill, grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (160°F), turning once halfway through grilling. Add a slice of ham and cheese to each burger the last 1 minute of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as directed.) Serve burgers on bread slices with pickles, onion, and, if desired, tomato. Drizzle with some of the Mojo Sauce sauce; pass remaining sauce. Mojo Sauce In a medium skillet cook minced garlic in olive oil over medium heat until just starting to brown. Remove from heat. Carefully add orange juice, lemon juice, ground cumin, salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until slightly reduced. Remove from heat; cool. Whisk before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 558 Calories 31g Fat 32g Carbs 36g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 558 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 108mg 36% Sodium 1716mg 75% Total Carbohydrate 32g 12% Total Sugars 6g Protein 36g Vitamin C 26mg 130% Calcium 222.1mg 17% Iron 4.3mg 24% Potassium 606mg 13% Folate, total 72.6mcg Vitamin B-12 2.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.