Primanti Brothers Sandwich Pittsburgh original!!!

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by paulamatt

The Primanti Brothers opened their restaurant in Pittsburgh in the 1920s. Their idea was to create an eating place that was simple but offered tasty food. It is no wonder that the Primanti Sandwich was the result -- it's a whole meal in each bite. Ham, french fries, tomato, provolone cheese, and coleslaw are stuffed between two slices of Italian bread and served on wax paper. You can't get it any simpler than that.

Top Review by kreamfire

I know the recipe for the cole slaw

10 lb of shreaded cabage
1 2/3 gallon of apple cider
4 cups of sugar
1/2 cup of salt
1/4 cup of pepper

There is no mayo no celery seed. I've had to make this every week when I lived in pittsburgh

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread mayonnaise on bread.
  2. Layer your choice of the above ingredients.
  3. Serve on wax paper for authenticity.

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