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Isabel’s Famous New Orleans Muffulettas Recipe

You'll find layers of ham, turkey pastrami, hard salami, pepperoni and provolone cheese along with a special olive spread in this Muffuletta recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Servings: 3 sandwiches
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1/2 pound Ham
  • 1/2 pound Turkey Pastrami
  • 1/2 pound Hard Salami
  • 1/2 pound Pepperoni
  • 1/2 pound Provolone
  • 16 oz . jar Green Olives
  • 2 small cans crushed Black Olives
  • 2/3 bag matchstick carrots
  • grated parmesan cheese to taste
  • Your choice of clear Vinaigrette or Italian dressing
  • Butter
  • 3 loaves of Bread (Suggestion: Walmart baked bread loaf i.e. braided, Italian, etc.)


  • Place the green olives and carrots in the base of a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix the green olives and carrots with the black olives and a little parmesan cheese in a large bowl.
  • Add a little salad dressing to hold the mix together.
  • Slice the bread horizontally and on one half, layer the meats, then the provolone and finish with the olive salad.
  • Place the other half of bread on top.
  • Brush melted butter on top of the bread.
  • Wrap the sandwich in foil and bake for about 50 minutes.
  • Remove the sandwich from the oven and before unwrapping, gently push down on the sandwich.
  • Unwrap, slice and serve.