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One of the world's best sandwiches and great picnic fare! This has to be made ATLEAST 30 minutes before consuming and pressed with weights in the fridge to kind of 'meld' and 'marry' all the wonderful flavours together.
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- 1 2/3 cups pimento stuffed olives, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
- 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 (4 ounce) jar red peppers, drained and chopped (pimientos)
- 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
- 3 anchovy fillets, minced
- 2 tablespoons capers, drained,rinsed and patted dry
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon oregano, crumbled (preferably Mediterranean)
- salt and pepper
- 1 loaf round Italian bread or 1 loaf French bread, 8 inch (about 1 lb)
- 4 ounces italian salami, thinly sliced
- 4 ounces provolone cheese, thinly sliced
- 4 ounces mortadella, thinly sliced
- 1Combine first 9 ingredients in medium bowl.
- 2Season and leave overnight for flavours to blend together.
- 3Drain olive salad and reserve liquid.
- 4Using long, serrated knife, but bread in half horizontally.
- 5Remove doughy centers of each half, leaving a 1 inch thick shell.
- 6Brush insides of bread shells with reserved liquid.
- 7Press ½ of olive salad in bottom shell.
- 8Layer salami, provolone and mortadella over the olives.
- 9Press on remaining olive salad.
- 10Cover with top round of bread and press down gently.
- 11Wrap tightly in foil.
- 12Cover with a tray or cutting board and place 3, 5 lb weights (various large cans) and refrigerate atleast 30 minutes.
- 13(can be prepared up to 6 hours ahead this is great picnic fare).
- 14Cut into 6 wedges.
- 15Pierce each with a long toothpick and serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Muffuletta
Serving Size: 1 (193 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 575.3
- Calories from Fat 393
- Total Fat 43.7 g
- Saturated Fat 11.1 g
- Cholesterol 38.8 mg
- Sodium 1318.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 30.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
- Sugars 1.6 g
- Protein 16.0 g
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