Poor Boy Loaf Recipe
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Poor Boy Loaf Recipe

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"A zippy spread flavors this hot sandwich loaf," reports Marcia Orlando of Boyertown, Pennsylvania. "Hearty appetites will appreciate this savory, satisfying snack."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 unsliced loaf (12 ounces) Italian bread
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces sliced mozzarella cheese
  • 6 ounces thinly sliced hard salami
  • 1/3 cup pickled sweet pepper rings

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 316 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein.


  1. Cut bread into 1/2-in. slices, leaving slices attached at the bottom. In a small bowl, combine the butter, mustard, parsley, garlic and red pepper flakes. Spread on every other slice. Place tomatoes, mozzarella, salami and pepper rings between the buttered slices. Wrap in foil. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Poor Boy Loaf in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p66

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Reviewed Jan. 15, 2015


pettymama User ID: 1026286 39733
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"Our family loves this easy to make sandwich."

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