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Italian Submarine Recipe

Italian Submarine Recipe

"My Italian husband grew up eating this flavorful sandwich his mother use to make after Saturday chores were finished," Christine Lupella relates from Fifty Lakes, Minnesota. Tip: "This sub can easily be made a few hours ahead and refrigerated, then served with chips, veggies and dip for a delicious meal," remarks Christine.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced Italian bread
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1/4 pound sliced provolone cheese
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced hard salami


  • 1. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Hollow out bottom half, leaving a 1/4-in. shell (discard removed bread or save for another use). Brush oil over cut sides of bread.
  • 2. Combine the Parmesan cheese and oregano; sprinkle over bread. On the bottom half, layer the tomato, ham, provolone and salami. Replace bread top. Cut into four slices. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 683 calories, 32 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 2,300 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 36 g protein.