Layered Italian Sandwiches

1
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a great sandwich recipe. The ingredients are such a great pairing (with an Italian flair).

This can be served chilled. But there is a cooking option for those who prefer their sandwiches warmed and heated in the oven.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 1 large
    round focaccia bread, about 8 inches in diameter
  • 7 oz
    container basil pesto, refrigerated
  • 4 oz
    sliced hard salami
  • 6 large
    lettuce leaves
  • 4 large
    plum tomatoes (or roma tomatoes)
  • 6 oz
    smoked turkey, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz
    sliced provolone cheese

How to Make Layered Italian Sandwiches

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut focaccia horizontally in half. Spread pesto on both cut sides of focaccia.
  2. Layer salami, lettuce, tomatoes, turkey and cheese on bottom of focaccia; add top half of focaccia. Wrap the sandwich in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour (or up to 6 hours) to blend flavors. Cut into 6 wedges just before serving.
  3. NOTE: For a warm sandwich, try one reviewer’s suggestion of preparing it as listed above (without the lettuce though) and placing the finished sandwich covered with foil on a baking sheet and warming it in the oven just until the provolone is gooey.

    Add the lettuce if you wish, cut into 6 wedges, and serve warm.

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About Layered Italian Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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