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new orleans-style muffuletta bruschetta appetizer

Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

Modified this recipe to include the deli meats we enjoy. Feel free to make this your own. This recipe makes a great finger food for parties or an appetizer before a meal. You may toast the bread if desired.

yield 10 -12 (more if split in half)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For new orleans-style muffuletta bruschetta appetizer

  • 1 c
    ripe black olives (can use kalamata) - plus extra olives for garnish
  • 1 c
    green pimento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 c
    jarred roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley - plus extra for garnish
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano (or more to taste)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    baguetti sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 20
    slices provolone cheese
  • 10
    slices ham
  • 10
    slices salami
  • 10
    slices soprassata (or your choice of italian deli meat)
  • 1 c
    mini mozzarella balls to serve in center of platter

How To Make new orleans-style muffuletta bruschetta appetizer

  • 1
    Combine black olives through black pepper in a food processor and pulse 8-10 times until coarse - not smooth.
  • 2
    Slice the bread into 1/4 inch slices and arrange on a sheet pan. Spread 1 teaspoon of olive mixture on bread.
  • 3
    If your bread is narrow, you might need to slice your cheese and meats in half. Next add cheese on top of olive mixture followed by a slice of salami, then ham, then sopressata. Add one more slice of provolone on top of meats. For larger gatherings,slice each piece of bread in half to make them easier to eat. Garnish each piece of bruschetta with an olive run through a toothpick.
  • 4
    Arrange bruschetta on a platter and garnish with extra parsley and toothpick studded mini mozzarella balls.

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