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Savory Focaccia Sandwiches

Savory Focaccia Sandwiches

Have deli sandwiches at home! It's easy.


Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

  • 8 sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • 1 round focaccia bread (12 inches in diameter)
  • 30 thin slices cooked roast beef (20 ounces)
  • 6 slices (1 1/2 ounces each) mozzarella cheese
  • 12 slices tomato
  • Red onion rings, if desired
  • Fresh basil leaves, if desired


  1. In small bowl, cover tomatoes with boiling water. Let stand 30 minutes; drain. Chop tomatoes.
  2. In small bowl, mix all remaining spread ingredients; stir in tomatoes.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Cut focaccia horizontally in half. Spread tomato spread over cut sides of focaccia.
  5. Layer roast beef, cheese and tomato slices on bottom half; top with onion rings and basil. Add top half of focaccia.
  6. Cut into 6 wedges.
  7. Serve with fresh fruit or a bowl of soup.

Makes 6 servings.

Time Saver: Use purchased whipped cream cheese spread for the tomato spread.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 755 (Calories from Fat 395); Total Fat 44g (Saturated Fat 20g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 140mg; Sodium 1240mg; Total Carbohydrate 50g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars ncg); Protein 47g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 22%; Vitamin C 14%; Calcium 36%; Iron 36%

Exchanges: 3 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 5 High-Fat Meat Carbohydrate Choices: nc

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

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.


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