Focaccia Hero Sandwich
This Italian hero sandwich assembles quickly and is terrific for packing along on picnics—just leave the dressing, tomato, onion and lettuce off until you're ready to serve.
1 (1-pound) round focaccia bread*
1/2 cup creamy Italian salad dressing
12 lettuce leaves
4 ounces thinly sliced deli hard salami
10 (0.75-ounce) slices provolone or mozzarella cheese
8 ounces thinly sliced deli turkey breast
8 slices tomato
2 thin slices onion, separated into rings
- Carefully slice bread in half crosswise. Spread creamy Italian dressing on top and bottom halves of bread.
- To assemble, evenly layer bottom bread half with 1/2 of lettuce and remaining ingredients. Top with remaining lettuce leaves and bread half. Secure with toothpicks. Cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 8 servings.
*Substitute 1 (1-pound) loaf Italian bread.