Our American Hero

<p>Our American Hero</p>

Celebrate America with a family-size hoagie that's sure to satisfy a crowd.


6 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 400
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 4.5 g
Polyfat 3.2 g
Protein 22.6 g
Carbohydrate 48.5 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 1104 mg
Calcium 29 mg


1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 (16-ounce) loaf Italian or French bread
1 pound thinly sliced lean deli roast beef
1 large tomato, cored and thinly sliced
1 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced into rings
1 cup trimmed arugula, watercress, or lettuce leaves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Combine mayonnaise, fresh basil, and ground pepper; chill 15 minutes.

Cut bread loaf in half horizontally; spread mayonnaise mixture over bottom half of bread; top with roast beef, remaining ingredients, and top half of bread. Cut loaf into 6 pieces.