Italian Vegetable Focaccia Sandwich

The little time needed to make this sandwich, you’ll spend shopping! Just three ingredients from the deli and bakery provide the fixings you’ll need for this intriguing veggie favorite.

Italian Vegetable Focaccia Sandwich

Focaccia, an Italian bread shaped into a large, flat round, is often drizzled with olive oil and topped with Parmesan cheese before baking.


  • 1 round focaccia bread (10 to 12 inches in diameter)
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
  • 2 cups deli marinated Italian vegetable salad, drained and coarsely chopped


  1. Sprinkle bottom half of focaccia with 1 cup of the cheese.
  2. Spread vegetables over cheese.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  4. Top with top of bread.
  5. Cut into wedges.

Prep Time 10 min | Servings 6

Expert Tips

Look for focaccia in the bakery, deli or frozen-food section of the grocery store.

Using already-shredded mozzarella cheese is certainly easy. For slightly different Italian flavor, shred provolone cheese, which has a slightly smoky flavor, or Fontina cheese, which has a subtle nutty flavor.

Nutrition Information–Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 340 Calories from Fat 145 Total Fat 16 g Saturated Fat 7 g Cholesterol 55 mg Sodium 960 mg Total Carbohydrate 33 g Dietary Fiber 2 g Protein 18 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 32% Iron 14%

Exchanges:2 Starch; 2 High-Fat Meat

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

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker

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