Mile-high antipasto sandwich


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes2 big sandwiches
Mile-high antipasto sandwich

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  • 4 tsp mayonnaise

  • 1 tbsp coarsely chopped almonds, or pine nuts (optional)

  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • generous pinch salt

  • generous pinch freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 thick slices focaccia bread, or 2 buns, halved

  • 2 large balls bocconcini

  • 1 large red or yellow tomato

  • 2 halves roasted green or roasted red peppers, bottled or home-roasted

  • 8 slices Italian-style deli meat, such as mortadella, prosciutto or salami

  • 1 small bunch arugula, or spinach


  • In a small bowl, stir mayonnaise with nuts, Dijon, salt and pepper. Spread over one side of bread slices. Thickly slice cheese into 3 rounds each. Cut tomato into 4 thick slices. Layer 3 cheese rounds, 2 tomato slices, 1 roasted pepper half and 4 slices of meat over each of 2 slices of bread. Top with arugula and remaining focaccia slices to create "mile high" sandwiches.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 880, Protein 35.9g, Carbohydrates 85.3g, Fat 43.9g, Fibre 6.2g, Sodium 2419mg.

Can't find focaccia?

Lightly brush sandwich bread with 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil, then sprinkle with a pinch of crumbled dried rosemary leaves.

Added touch

Really go Mediterranean and add a couple of anchovy fillets between layers!