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How To Make A Muffuletta

This traditional New Orleans Muffuletta recipe is a favorite. Layers of meats, cheese and a special olive salad piled high onto sturdy Italian bread.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 16 oz Jar green olives
  • 12 oz Baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese , grated
  • 2 loaves of French (or Italian bread)
  • 1/2 pound Ham
  • 1/2 pound Pastrami
  • 1/4 pound Sliced Pepperoni
  • 1/2 pound Provolone
  • 4 tablespoons butter , melted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the green olives and the carrots in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Stir in the salad dressing and parmesan cheese. Set aside.
  • 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 the bread on top.
  • Brush melted butter on top of the bread.
  • Wrap the sandwich in aluminum foil and bake about 50 minutes.
  • Remove the sandwich from the oven and before unwrapping, gently push down on the sandwich.
  • Unwrap, slice and serve.