Milano Ciabatta Sandwich

Hearty Italian-style sandwich slices boast a trio of colors and flavors.

Milano Ciabatta Sandwich

Let guests make their own sandwiches! Place small bowl of olive tapenade in the center of a large platter. Arrange tomato and onion slices around the bowl, and arrange lettuce, salami and cheese around edge of platter. Place sliced bread in a basket.

Place party pick in each sandwich and arrange on a platter. Garnish platter with a radicchio leaf filled with olives or fresh herbs.


  • 1 (1 pound) load unsliced rustic ciabatta bread
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olive tapenade
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 large sweet onion, sliced (1 cup)
  • 8 ounces sliced salami
  • 8 ounces sliced provolone cheese
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced


  1. Cut bread horizontally in half.
  2. Spread tapenade over bottom half of bread; top with lettuce.
  3. Layer onion, salami, cheese and tomatoes on lettuce.
  4. Add top of loaf.
  5. Cut sandwich into 16 pieces.

Prep Time: 15 min | Servings: 16

Nutrition information–Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 170 Calories from Fat 70 Total Fat 8g Saturated Fat 4g Cholesterol 20mg Sodium 500mg Total Carbohydrate 17g Dietary Fiber 1g Protein 8g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 10% Calcium 14% Iron 8%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0

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

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

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker