Back to Layered Deli Loaf

Print Options


Card Sizes

Layered Deli Loaf Recipe

Layered Deli Loaf Recipe

This recipe is special to me because it was handed down from my grandma. A tangy sauce, flavored with horseradish and Dijon mustard, sparks a hearty assortment of meats and cheeses. It feeds a crowd, so it's perfect for a party or a potluck. My husband says it's the best sub sandwich he's ever had. -Sarah Kraemer, Rockford, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish, drained
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 round loaf (1 pound) unsliced bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1/3 pound sliced Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced deli turkey
  • 1/3 pound sliced cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced deli roast beef
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1 large dill pickle, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • Lettuce leaves


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, horseradish and mustard. Cut bread in half. Carefully hollow out bottom and top of loaf, leaving 3/4-in. shell (discard removed bread or save for another use). Spread butter on cut sides of bread.
  • 2. In the shell, layer ham, a third of the mayonnaise mixture, Monterey Jack cheese, turkey, a third of the mayonnaise mixture, cheddar cheese, roast beef, remaining mayonnaise mixture, tomato, pickle, onion and lettuce.
  • 3. Replace top. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap; cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 474 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,541 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Reviews for Layered Deli Loaf

Sort By :
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"I have made this for parties many times over the last 11 years. Everyone enjoys! I don't think the original recipe had pickles in it though; I will continue to make without."

Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"When summer weather rolls around, my family's taste buds anticipate "The Big Round Sandwich." It's a great lunch for guests, too, as it looks amazing!"

Loading Image