Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Easy to make up and take to the football tailgate party. Add cold beer and Maui chips and you may miss the kickoff. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 loaf unsliced round bread (about 9" diameter)
  • 1 cup bottled sour cream and bacon salad dressing
  • lettuce
  • 13 lb sliced swiss cheese
  • 34 lb sliced cooked roast beef
  • 12 lb sliced cooked turkey
  • 1 large tomatoes, sliced


  1. Cut bread in half horizontally; hollow out center of each half, leaving 1/4 inch shell.
  2. Spread 1/3 cup of the sour cream and bacon dressing into each shell.
  3. Line bottom of each shell with lettuce.
  4. Into the bottom of each shell layer cheese, roast beef, remaining dressing, turkey and then tomato.
  5. Top with lettuce.
  6. Replace top shell.
  7. To serve, cut into wedges.
Most Helpful

3 5

I SO wanted to love this - maybe our expectations were too high after reading all the rave reviews. I made homemade bread, used Creamy Bacon Salad Dressing instead of the bottled salad dressing and had a gorgeous fresh out of the garden tomato. I made the salad dressing 4 hours prior to making the sandwich - maybe that wasn't enough time to allow the flavors to meld. Or perhaps my cold cuts were lacking. I'm not sure but was disappointed in the results. I REALLY like the ingredients so I'm not giving up. Next time I'll try adding a layer of avacado and bacon. Now THAT sounds like a winner! Thanks for posting.

5 5

A bit messy to eat, but quite tasty. :) I used a loaf of homemade sourdough that was a little smaller, so I scaled the ingredients down a tad, but stuffed all I could fit into the shell. Rather than cutting the loaf in half, filling both halves, then trying to turn the filled top half over without making a mess, I just cut the top of the loaf off and stuffed the bottom, then replaced the top. I layered the ingredients in the order directed, then layered them again in reverse so they would be ordered the same they would be if I had filled the two halves (if that makes sense :) ). I used red leaf lettuce and just added crumbled bacon to ranch-style dressing. Great sandwich--thanks for posting!

5 5

This is a winner! I double up the lettuce on the bottom but topped off each layer with strips of bacon instead of lettuce. I always get rave reviews from friends and relatives. Thanks Martini Guy.

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