Italian delis are legendary for making terrific submarine sandwiches. But did you realize how incredibly easy they are to prepare at home? Using the best quality cold-cuts and a great crusty loaf of Italian or French style bread you can make a satisfying meal in just minutes.
1/4 cup Italian vinaigrette
1 long crusty loaf (about 16 inches) French or Italian bread
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 small ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
4 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced
6 ounces Italian salami, thinly sliced
3 ounces cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
6 ounces boiled ham, thinly sliced
4 ounces provolone cheese, thinly sliced
12 slices dill pickles
1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
12 small sweet pickled peppers, sliced
- Slice loaf of bread in half lengthwise and spread both cut sides with mayonnaise.
- Layer bottom half of loaf with tomato slices, prosciutto, salami, cheddar, ham, provolone, and pickles.
- Top with lettuce and pickled peppers.
- Spoon vinaigrette over the filling and cover with top half. Press down firmly.
Makes 3 to 4 servings.