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Summer Sub Sandwich Recipe

Summer Sub Sandwich Recipe

"Being originally from the Northeast, we love submarine sandwiches," shares Jennifer of Concord, Ohio. "So I came up with this hearty ham-and-cheese combination that's good either hot or cold."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli ham
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 banana peppers, thinly sliced


  • 1. Split bread lengthwise; spread bread bottom with cream cheese and layer with ham, provolone cheese and mushrooms. Replace top. Cut sandwich crosswise in half.
  • 2. On a microwave-safe plate, microwave each half, covered, on high for 15-30 seconds or until cheese is melted. Remove bread tops and layer with lettuce, tomatoes, onion and peppers. Close sandwiches; cut each in half. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 638 calories, 25 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 1,756 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 35 g protein.