Italian Pressed Sandwiches

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READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by Susan Lee

I tried to duplicate these bodega sandwiches my son loved in Cambridge. These are a combination of those sandwiches and others we love from the Stuga bar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice the mushrooms and onions, sprinkle with water and microwave for 3 minutes.
  2. Cut bread or rolls lengthwise.
  3. Stack the sandwiches: Italian dressing, meats, cheese, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, parmesan cheese and more dressing on the inside of the top bread.
  4. Place in a heated George Foreman grill, and press down to smush sandwich.
  5. (watch out! sandwiches tend to slide apart!) Heat until cheese is melted and bread is toasty.
  6. Add lettuce.
  7. alternative: wrap sandwiches in foil and heat in oven.

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