Italian Stuffed Sandwich

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  • 2 to 3
  • 10 min


  • 16 oz. (454 g) loaf soft Italian bread
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz. / 286 g) DOLE® Italienne Chop Chop Salade Kit
  • 4 oz. (113 g) provolone cheese, sliced
  • 4 oz. (113 g) hard salami, sliced
  • 1 cup (225 g) roasted red peppers, drained


  • Heat oven to 350ºF (177°C).
  • Slice the bread in half lengthwise. Pull out and discard the soft center of both halves, leaving a ½ -inch (1.5 cm) shell. Place the bread, cut sides up, on a baking sheet. Spray the inside of both halves with olive oil.
  • Remove the seasoning and cheese packets from the DOLE® Italienne Chop Chop Salade Kit. Evenly sprinkle the contents over the inside of each half. Layer the provolone and salami over the bottom half.
  • Bake 5 minutes or until the bread is slightly crisp.
  • Layer the roasted red pepper over the salami. Combine the remaining kit ingredients; spoon into the bottom half of the bread loaf, pressing to compress the ingredients. Cover with the top half of the bread. Press firmly.
  • Gently cut into 2-inch (5 cm) slices, securing each with a pick if desired.