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Muffaletta Picnic Loaf Recipe

Muffaletta Picnic Loaf
Source: Land O' Lakes, Inc

This attractive sandwich loaf can also be baked in a 400° oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

Preparation 10 min.
Grilling 15 min.


1 (16-ounce) round loaf sourdough bread, cut in half horizontally
1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
2 teaspoons Italian-style tomato paste
1/2 pound sliced LAND O LAKES® Swiss Cheese
1/2 pound sliced turkey pastrami
1/2 pound deli vinaigrette vegetable salad


Prepare grill; heat until coals are ash white.

Meanwhile, scoop out center of both halves of bread, leaving 1/2-inch shell; set aside.

Combine salad dressing and tomato paste in small bowl; mix well. Brush both cut-sides of bread with mixture.

Layer bottom half of loaf with half of cheese, half of turkey, vegetable salad, remaining turkey and cheese. Cover with top half of bread. Wrap entire loaf in aluminum foil.

Place foil packet on grill. Grill until heated through and cheese is melted (15 to 20 minutes). Cut into 6 wedges.
Ingredient Substitution Index

Yield: 6 sandwiches



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