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Crusty Italian Sub Supreme

I encourage guests to grab a knife and fork before diving into hearty slices of this sandwich! Each bite is loaded with sausage, cheese, artichoke hearts and sauce.—Toni Lockhart, Gilmer, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced Italian bread
  • 12 slices provolone cheese
  • 2 jars (7-1/2 ounces each) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped


  • In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce; heat through.
  • Cut the top third off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out bottom, leaving a 1/2-in. shell (discard removed bread or save for another use).
  • Line bread shell with cheese slices; top with sausage mixture and artichokes. Replace bread top. Wrap loaf in foil.
  • Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 455 calories, 29g fat (12g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 1261mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.

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