Sodexo Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate HHM with some of our Sodexo team as they share some of their favorite recipes.

Pan Sobao 

¾ cup warm water 

2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast 

1 ½ tablespoons white granulated sugar 

2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 

2 ½ cups flour 

2/4 teaspoons kosher salt 

  1. Mix warm water, yeast, and sugar until dissolved. Allow the mixture to sit for 15 minutes. 
  2. Mix in the shortening. 
  3. Mix in the kosher salt and flour. 
  4. Knead the mixture on a floured board for ten minutes. Add additional flour if needed.  
  5. Once the dough is smooth place the dough in a greased bowl. 
  6. Cover and let rise for at least an hour or doubled in size. 
  7. Knead for one additional minute. 
  8. Form the loafs and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.  
  9. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 
  10. Cover and let rise for at least 25 minutes. 
  11. Place a baking pan on the bottom shelf with water. 
  12. Place the baking sheet on the middle rack.  
  13. Bake for 25 minutes until golden brown. 
  14. Let the bread rest on a baking rack. 

Cuban Sandwich with Pan Sobao 

1 Loaf Pan Sobao 

3 cloves crushed garlic 

1 tablespoon butter 

1 ½ cups Pernil (Roasted Pork Shoulder) 

5 Slices Swiss 

3 Slices Ham 

6 Dill Pickle slices

2 tablespoons mustard 

Press down, and grill 5 to 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden brown. 

Side: Fried Plantain Chips with a dash of Salt & Lime Juice