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.
8 ounces mild Italian sausage, cooked and sliced
1 large round hearty bread
2 tablespoons Italian dressing
8 slices provolone cheese
2 ounces salami, sliced
1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
slice red onion, 1/2-inch thick
4 slices mortadella
6 tablespoons pizza sauce
6 pepperoncini, drained and sliced
3 ounces pancetta, cooked and sliced
ounces sliced turkey
4 ounces sun dried tomatoes in oil, drained and sliced
1 tablespoon BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto
with Basil (7 ounces) Or BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto
with Basil (11 ounces)
Place bread on baking sheet.
Remove top one-fourth of loaf. With fingers,
hollow out bread top and bottom without breaking through crust.
Spread Italian dressing evenly inside bottom of loaf.
Place half of provolone cheese slices across bottom of bread.
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.
Replace top onto bread.
Place another baking sheet on top of bread and top with a 5 to 10 pound
Allow to sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Sandwich should be compressed,
but not smashed.
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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Reprinted with permission from
Nestlé and meals.com.