Muffaletta Sandwich

Experience the robust and savory flavors of New Orleans with the classic Muffaletta Sandwich. This iconic sandwich is a true delight, featuring layers of cured meats, cheeses,


and a zesty olive salad all nestled within a round loaf of bread. Perfect for picnics, parties, or a hearty lunch, the Muffaletta is a filling and flavorful treat that captures the essence of Louisiana cuisine.


4. **Press and Serve:**
– For the best flavor, place the wrapped sandwich in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours with a heavy skillet or weight on top to press it down.
– When ready to serve, unwrap the sandwich and slice into wedges.

### Experience:

The Muffaletta Sandwich is a culinary journey to the heart of New Orleans. Each bite offers a delightful contrast of textures and flavors: the crusty bread, the rich and salty cured meats, the creamy cheeses, and the tangy, briny olive salad all come together in perfect harmony.

This sandwich is not only visually impressive but also incredibly satisfying, making it a perfect choice for gatherings or any occasion where you want to impress with minimal effort.

Enjoy this taste of Louisiana with friends and family, and let the vibrant flavors transport you to the bustling streets of the French Quarter.



  • 1 large round loaf Italian bread or muffaletta bread
  • 1/2 cup olive salad (recipe below)
  • 4 ounces Genoa salami, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces ham, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces provolone cheese, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces mortadella, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pepperoncini peppers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup green olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a small bowl, combine the sliced black olives, green olives, roasted red peppers, pepperoncini peppers, red wine vinegar, olive oil, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine and let the olive salad marinate for at least 30 minutes.
Slice the loaf of Italian bread horizontally. Spread the olive salad evenly over the bottom half of the bread.
Layer the Genoa salami, ham, provolone cheese, mozzarella cheese, and mortadella over the olive salad.
Place the top half of the bread over the layered meats and cheese. Press down gently to compact the sandwich.
Wrap the entire sandwich tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight, to allow the flavors to meld together.
When ready to serve, unwrap the sandwich and cut into wedges. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Servings: 4-6

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