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Stuffed Italian Sandwich

Stuffed Italian Sandwich

Take a trip to your local Italian specialty store to find such delectable items as pancetta (an Italian bacon) and mortadella (the original baloney) for this impressive Stuffed Italian Sandwich. Perfect for entertaining or parties.



  1. Place bread on baking sheet.
  2. Remove top one-fourth of loaf. With fingers, hollow out bread top and bottom without breaking through crust.
  3. Spread Italian dressing evenly inside bottom of loaf.
  4. Place half of provolone cheese slices across bottom of bread.
  5. Layer the following ingredients: salami, olives, sausage, onion, mortadella, pizza sauce, pepperoncini, pancetta, turkey, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, pesto and remaining slices of provolone.
  6. Replace top onto bread.
  7. Place another baking sheet on top of bread and top with a 5 to 10 pound weighted object.
  8. Allow to sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Sandwich should be compressed, but not smashed.
  9. Cut into wedges and serve.

prep 35 min.
total 65 min.
10 servings

Nutrition Information - Amount Per Serving Calories: 330 Calories from Fat: 140 Total Fat: 15g (24% of DV) Saturated Fat: 6g (30% of DV) Cholesterol: 35mg (11% of DV) Sodium: 1270mg (53% of DV) Carbohydrates: 30g (10% of DV) Dietary Fiber: 2g (8% of DV) Sugars: 5g Protein: 17g

Vitamin A: 6% of DV Vitamin C: 15% of DV Calcium: 15% of DV Iron: 15% of DV

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

Recipe and photo credit: Nestlé and


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