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Italian Country Sandwich

Italian Country Sandwich

Bring a touch of Italy to the dinner table with these peasant-style rustic bread sandwiches filled with cheese, salami, sliced prosciutto and red onions – ready in just 10 minutes!


  • 1 uncut loaf (1 pound) Italian peasant-style rustic bread or ciabatta bread
  • 1/3 cup rosemary-flavored or plain olive oil
  • 1/4 pound hard salami, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound sliced provolone cheese
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Cut bread loaf horizontally in half.
  2. Drizzle oil over cut sides of bread.
  3. Layer salami, cheese, prosciutto and onion on bottom of bread; add top of bread.
  4. Cut loaf into 4 pieces.
  5. If rosemary olive oil is not available, you can make your own.
  6. In a small saucepan, warm 1 cup olive oil with 1 or 2 sprigs of washed and dried fresh rosemary for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Cool; discard rosemary.
  8. Pour oil into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  9. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Prep Time 10 min
Total Time 10 min
Servings 4

Nutrition Information–Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 740 Calories from Fat 380 Total Fat 42g Saturated Fat 13g Trans Fat 1g Cholesterol 60mg Sodium 1860mg Total Carbohydrate 60g Dietary Fiber 3g Sugars 3g Protein 30g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 30% Iron 25%

Exchanges:4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0

Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice 4

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.


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