New Orleans style Muffuletta

Lynnda Cloutier


Cut this sandwich into six or more pieces for guests who like to pace themselves with a bit at a time.Source: Unknown


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    1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted ripe olives
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    1/2 cup chopped pimiento stuffed green olives
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    1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
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    2 teaspoons lemon juice
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    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
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    1 tablespoon olive oil
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    one clove garlic, minced
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    one loaf french bread or ciabatta bread 16 ounces
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    six lettuce leaves
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    3 ounces thinly sliced salami, pepperoni, or summer sausage
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    3 ounces thinly sliced cooked ham or turkey
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    6 ounces thinly sliced provolone, swiss, or mozzarella cheese
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    one or two medium tomatoes, sliced
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    1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

How to Make New Orleans style Muffuletta


  1. for olive relish, in a small bowl mix ripe olives, green olives, parsley, lemon juice, and oregano. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
  2. In another small bowl mix oil and garlic. Cut bread in half horizontally.
  3. Brush the bottom half of the bread with oil mixture. Layer with lettuce, meats, cheese, and tomatoes; sprinkle with pepper. Stir olive relish; spoon on top of tomatoes. Top with remaining bread half. Makes six sandwiches.
  4. prepare as directed, except use 1/4 cup chopped pimiento stuffed green olives and/or pitted ripe olives instead of the 1/2 cup ripe olives and 1/2 cup green olives; add the parsley, lemon juice, and oregano. Drain one 16 ounces jar pickled mixed vegetables, reserving liquid. Chopped vegetables, removing any stems. In medium bowl combine olives, chopped vegetables, 2 tablespoons reserved liquid, the 1 tablespoon olive oil, and the minced garlic clove. Assemble as directed, spooning pickled vegetable mixture on top of the tomatoes.

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About New Orleans style Muffuletta

Course/Dish: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian

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