Dagwood Bumstead

Recipe by LAURIE
READY IN: 15mins


  • 10
    slices crusty white bread
  • assorted fresh greens (green leaf, shredded romaine, red leaf, and Boston lettuces)
  • 14
  • 14
    lb white American cheese, sliced
  • 14
    lb white provolone cheese, sliced
  • 14
    lb cheddar cheese, sliced
  • 14
    lb oven-roasted turkey breast, thinkly sliced
  • 14
    lb pastrami, thinly sliced
  • 14
    lb salami, thinly sliced
  • 14
    lb capicola, thinly sliced
  • 14
    lb pepperoni, thinly sliced
  • 14
    lb roast beef, thinly sliced
  • 1
    large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 12
    yellow pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4
    pieces bacon, cooked crisp


  • Building the Sandwich.
  • Lay out five slices of bread.
  • Layer two with green leaf lettuce.
  • Layer each of the remaining three with one of the following: shredded romaine, red leaf lettuce, or Boston lettuce.
  • Layer the first green leaf sandwich half with three slices jack cheese, next add turkey and top with four tomato slices.
  • Cover with another slice of bread and place on spindle.
  • Layer second green leaf sandwich half with three white American cheese slices, add pastrami slices and top with slice of bread.
  • Place on spindle.
  • Layer shredded romaine sandwich half with three slices of provolone cheese; on top of cheese, shingle two slices of salami, next fold one ham slice and place on salami.
  • Then shingle two slices of pepperoni, fold and add one ham slice; top with yellow peppers and bread slice.
  • Place on spindle.
  • Layer red leaf sandwich half with three slices cheddar, two slices tomato, fold and add roast beef; top with bread slice.
  • Place on spindle.
  • Layer Boston lettuce sandwich with three slices tomato, add four pieces bacon and top with bread.
  • Place on spindle.
  • Garnish top of completed sandwich with cherry tomato skewered by a toothpick or miniature flag of favorite team.