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Super Sandwich

 Super Sandwich
This big meaty sandwich is one I've made many times when I knew I'd be feeding a hungry bunch. Everyone remarks on the tasty olive salad tucked between slices of meat and cheese. Since it can be made ahead, you're free to visit with family and friends. -Patrice Barker, Tampa, Florida
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
  • 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1 round loaf (1-1/2 pounds) unsliced sourdough, white or whole wheat bread
  • 1/2 pound sliced fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 pound sliced salami
  • 1/4 pound sliced cooked pork
  • 1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 pound sliced Muenster cheese


  • In a large bowl, combine cucumber, tomato, onion, olives and salad
  • dressing; set aside.
  • Cut 1 in. off the top of the bread; set aside. Carefully hollow out
  • top and bottom of loaf, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. (Discard removed
  • bread or save for another use.)
  • Layer a fourth of the ham, salami, pork and cheeses inside the shell.
  • Top with third of the vegetable mixture. Repeat layers, ending with
  • meat and cheeses, gently pressing down to flatten as needed.
  • Replace bread top; wrap tightly in plastic. Refrigerate until

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Directions (continued)

  • serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe may be made a day ahead.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 641 calories, 33 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 1,767 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 35 g protein.