Family-Sized Muffuletta

Muffuletta is the New Orleans cousin of the Italian hero sandwich. Cold cuts, cheese and distinctive olive "salad" fill a big round bread loaf. Get the kids to help make this refrigerated breadsticks version. What fun they'll have!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Bread

2
(11-oz.) cans Pillsbury® Refrigerated Breadsticks
Nonstick cooking spray
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Filling

1/3
cup pitted ripe olives, sliced
1/3
cup pimiento-stuffed green olives, chopped or sliced
1/4
cup finely chopped red onion
3
tablespoons sweet pickle relish, well drained
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup purchased creamy Italian salad dressing
1/2
lb. thinly sliced cooked deli meat of your choice (such as ham, turkey and/or hard salami)
4
oz. thinly sliced provolone or Swiss cheese
6
fresh parsley sprigs
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray pizza pan or cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Remove dough from cans. Do not unroll; separate coils of dough. Place 1 coil of dough in center of sprayed pan. Carefully unroll each strip and wrap around center coil, pinching ends of strips together. Continue with all strips to make 1 large round.
  • 2 Lightly spray top of dough with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan; place on wire rack. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine ripe olives, pimiento-stuffed olives, onion, relish, 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese and salad dressing; mix well.
  • 5 Cut baked bread loaf horizontally to make 2 rounds. Spread bottom half of bread with olive mixture. Top with deli meat and sliced cheese. Cover with top half of bread. Serve warm cut into wedges or wrap tightly and refrigerate until serving time. Garnish with parsley sprigs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
    Calories
    525
    (
    Calories from Fat
    205),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    1960mg
    1960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    46%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    24%;
    Iron
    22%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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