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Savory Sandwich Ring

 Savory Sandwich Ring
I first made this alternative to a submarine sandwich for a party. It looks appetizing and tastes great! Now it's a mainstay on my menu plan for gatherings or when my family is tired of ordinary meat-and-cheese sandwiches.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 2 tubes (11 ounces each) crusty French bread dough
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1/4 pound sliced process American or Swiss cheese, halved
  • 1/4 to 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli roast beef or turkey
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced


  • Place both loaves of dough seam side down on a greased 14-in. pizza
  • pan, forming one large ring; pinch ends to seal. With a sharp knife,
  • make eight 1/2-in.-deep slashes across the top of dough; lightly
  • brush with oil.
  • Spread garlic over oil; sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Bake at
  • 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10
  • minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • To assemble, cut bread in half horizontally. Brush salad dressing
  • over cut sides. Layer the bottom half with ham, cheese, beef,

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Savory Sandwich Ring (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • lettuce, onion, green pepper and tomato; replace top. Serve
  • immediately. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 271 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 1,238 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.