Mile-high antipasto sandwich

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

2 big sandwiches

Mile-high antipasto sandwich

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Ingredients

  • 4 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp coarsely chopped almonds , or pine nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • generous pinch salt
  • generous pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 thick slices focaccia bread , or 2 buns, halved
  • 2 large balls bocconcini
  • 1 large red or yellow tomato
  • 2 halves roasted green or roasted red peppers , bottled or home-roasted
  • 8 slices Italian-style deli meat , such as mortadella, prosciutto or salami
  • 1 small bunch arugula , or spinach

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir mayonnaise with nuts, Dijon, salt and pepper. Spread over one side of bread slices. Thickly slice cheese into 3 rounds each. Cut tomato into 4 thick slices. Layer 3 cheese rounds, 2 tomato slices, 1 roasted pepper half and 4 slices of meat over each of 2 slices of bread. Top with arugula and remaining focaccia slices to create “mile high” sandwiches.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 880,
  • Protein
  • 35.9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 85.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 43.9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 2419 mg.

Can’t find focaccia?

Lightly brush sandwich bread with 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil, then sprinkle with a pinch of crumbled dried rosemary leaves.

Added touch

Really go Mediterranean and add a couple of anchovy fillets between layers!