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Focaccia Hero Sandwich

No recipe image available.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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Carefully slice bread in half crosswise. Spread creamy Italian dressing on top and bottom halves of bread.
  2. 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.