Chicken Muffuletta

Make this piled-high version of a New Orleans favorite, a sandwich filled with a tangle of chicken, olives, cheese, salami, and special seasonings.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Olive Salad

1/2
cup pitted green and/or ripe olives, finely chopped
1
jar (4 oz) sliced pimientos, drained and finely chopped
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon crushed dried oregano leaves

Sandwich

1
(8-inch) round Italian bread loaf (about 1 1/4 lb)
4
oz sliced provolone cheese
4
oz thinly sliced cooked chicken breast (from deli)
4
oz sliced Genoa salami
  • 1 In small bowl, stir together olive salad ingredients.
  • 2 Cut loaf of bread horizontally in half. Scoop out soft center from top and bottom of loaf, making room for the filling and leaving a 3/4-inch shell. Using tablespoon, scoop out or drain off 2 tablespoons liquid oil and vinegar dressing from olive salad, and drizzle over inside of bottom half of bread. Spread remaining olive salad mixture inside top half of bread.
  • 3 Layer cheese, chicken and salami in bottom half. Cover with top of loaf; wrap well with plastic wrap. Place loaf on plate; cover with another plate and then a heavy weight, such as a large can. Refrigerate 1 to 6 hours.
  • 4 To serve, cut sandwich into 6 wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    1520mg
    1520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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