Vegetarian Muffuletta

READY IN: 24hrs 20mins
Recipe by Queen of Everything

Not rocket science...but a vegetarian alternative to this YUMMY sandwich for a crowd.

Top Review by atm1970

Yummy is right. I love marinated veggies so this recipe was perfect. I have to confess that I didn't wait overnight and subbed the watercress with romaine. It was a great sandwich and you won't even miss the meat!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb Italian bread (round loaf)
  • 1 cup giardiniera (pickled cauliflower and carrot salad)
  • 1 cup olive, assorted varieties or your favorite
  • 1 cup marinated mushrooms
  • 1 cup roasted sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1 cup watercress leaf
  • 12 lb provolone cheese
  • 12 lb feta cheese
  • 1 cup tomatoes, thinly sliced


  1. Cut bread in half and hollow out the bottom, leaving only the crust.
  2. In food processor, chop gardineira, mushrooms, artichoke hearts and olives along with marinating liquid from jars.
  3. Spread 1/3 of the veggie mixture on the bottom of the bread.
  4. Layer with provolone cheese.
  5. Layer of roasted peppers.
  6. Layer of watercress.
  7. Layer of veggie mixture.
  8. Layer of feta.
  9. Layer of tomatoes.
  10. Layer of veggie mixture.
  11. Top sandwich with other half of bread.
  12. Wrap sandwich toghtly in plastic and weight or press with a heavy pan or a pan with some cans in it.
  13. Chill overnight.
  14. Slice into wedges to serve.

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