Colossal Hero Sandwich

The flavors of Italy shine in this Colossal Hero Sandwich.


Serves 6 to 8

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


1 loaf Italian bread
2 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 pound sliced deli salami
1 6-oz. pkg. sliced provolone cheese
1 to 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/2 pound sliced deli ham
1 7-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained and patted dry
6 pepperoncini, sliced
1 2-1/4 oz. can sliced black olives, drained
1 red onion, thinly sliced


Slice loaf in half lengthwise. With a fork, carefully hollow out the center of bottom loaf half and reserve for another use. Fill hollow with lettuce. Combine dressing and oregano in a small bowl; mix well and drizzle over lettuce. Layer remaining ingredients over lettuce. Cover with top of loaf and slice into individual portions.

Kathy Unruh , Fresno, CA,

101 Autumn Recipes,

Gooseberry Patch

March 2011
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