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Summer Sub Sandwich

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • Split bread lengthwise; spread bread bottom with cream cheese and layer with ham, provolone cheese and mushrooms. Replace top. Cut sandwich crosswise in half.
  • 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.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 638 calories, 25g fat (14g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 1756mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 7g fiber), 35g protein.

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