Deli Stuffed Sandwich

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped ripe olives*
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (16-ounce) round Italian bread loaf
1/4 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey
1/4 pound thinly sliced cooked ham
1 (8-ounce) package shredded Italian cheese blend
Garnishes: whole and sliced radishes, celery leaves

Preparation

Stir together first 5 ingredients.

Cut bread loaf in half horizontally; remove center of bread, and reserve for other uses, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell.

Spoon half of olive mixture into bread shell. Top with turkey, ham, cheese, and remaining olive mixture. Cover with bread top. Cut into wedges. Garnish, if desired; serve immediately.

*1/2 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives may be substituted.

Note:

November 1998