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1 loaf italian or french bread = save the bag it comes in,you'll be putting it back in this !
deli salami ,shaved
deli ham or prosciotto,shaved
red onion,very thinly sliced
tomatoes,sliced thinly and patted semi dry
smoked gouda cheese,very thinly sliced
mozzerella cheese,very thinly sliced
dry italian seasoning, to taste
How to Make Italian Pressed Sandwich
1Split bread in half horizontally.
2carefully take out the interior of the loaf from the crusts,leaving about 1/2 inch thickness,
*if you need to fill in a spot too thin, just fill in with removed bread.
3Drizzle inside of both sides with olive oil.
4Rub crushed garlic inside of both sides .
5Layer meats on bottom half of sandwich.
6Layer veggies in order listed on top of meat.
sprinkle dry herbs and salt and pepper to taste.
7Layer cheeses on top of lettuce.
9tuck in any "loose" ingredents.
10Return loaf to bag. (you will need to press it down to make it fit)
11press sandwich (now in bag )to remove all air and twist-tie,
12sandwich the loaf between 2 cookie sheets and put rubber bands around cookie sheets to "press" and secure sandwich.
13refridgerate 3 - 8 hours.
To serve - slide partially out of sleve and cut off desired amount.
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About Italian Pressed Sandwich
Posted: Sun, Apr 28, 2013