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Pirate Ship Sandwich

 Pirate Ship Sandwich
Ship ahoy! This fun, flavorful, seafaring sandwich is easy to make and, more important, easy to pull apart and eat for young party guests! Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 small bunch romaine
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) Italian bread, unsliced
  • 10 slices Colby cheese
  • 1/3 pound sliced deli turkey
  • 1/3 pound sliced deli ham
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced hard salami
  • 3 pretzel rods


  • Remove 3 outer leaves of romaine for sails; set aside. Chop remaining
  • romaine; toss with dressing. Cut bread into 20 slices, leaving
  • slices attached at the bottom. Between every other slice of bread,
  • layer the cheese, turkey, ham, salami and romaine mixture.
  • Poke two holes in each reserved lettuce leaf, one about two inches
  • from the top and one about two inches from the bottom. Place a
  • pretzel rod through both holes on each lettuce leaf forming a sail.
  • Place sails in the sandwich.
  • To serve, cut completely through the bread between the plain slices.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 359 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 1,174 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.