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Genoa Sandwich Loaf


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1-1/4 cups packed minced fresh parsley
  • 1 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 1 pound thinly sliced hard salami
  • 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced


  • 1. For pesto, in a blender, combine the oil, parsley, basil, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, garlic and nutmeg. Cover and process on high until blended.
  • 2. Spread cream cheese over cut sides of bread; spread with pesto. Layer the salami and tomatoes over pesto; sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 464 calories, 31g fat (12g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 1315mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.


Average Rating:
  • PrplMonky5
    Jan 10, 2019
    Absolutely delicious! They were a little greasy because of the salami and pesto. I used pre-made pesto that I had leftover. I used an Italian cheese blend instead of just Parmesan. I'll be making these again.
  • Mochanut
    Sep 8, 2011

    Love this....and so did all my grown children.

  • brenhoov
    Apr 20, 2010

    This is so quick and easy to prepare. My whole family loved it!

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