The Muffaletta Sandwich, also known as the ‘Really Big Sandwich’ is one of Stud’s favorites! Made with a Round, Crusty Italian Bread that’s center has been hollowed a bit to allow for meats, cheeses, and a finely chopped olive salad mix!
Here’s the round, crusty Italian Loaf
And these are all the ingredients I use to fill a Muffelatta Sandwich, before serving! It’s an easy prep and totally tasty!!! Enjoy. And if you’re in the mood for sandwiches, here are more of our favorite sandwiches!!!
- 1 jar (4¾ ounces) pimento-stuffed olives
- seeded grape tomatoes
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- ½ tsp garlic salt
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- round crusty Italian loaf (about 20 ounces)
- ¼ lb salami
- ¼ lb ham
- ½ lb sliced mozzarella
- ½ lb sliced provolone
- Drain jar of olives and chop.
- Combine with desired amount of chopped and seeded grape tomatoes, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic salt, and oregano.
- Cut the Italian loaf in half crosswise.
- Spread the bottom of cut side with half of the olive mixture.
- Layer on mozzarella, salami, ham, and provolone.
- Spread the remaining olive mixture over the provolone and top with the other half of bread.
- Wrap the sandwich tightly in plastic and weigh down with a heavy pot filled with canned goods for at least 1 hour.
- To serve, remove the plastic and cut into 8 wedges.