Super Bowl Wedge
This is an oldie but goodie that I used to serve on Super Bowl Sunday during the 80's! Although, in order to post this, I had to be specific with ingredient amounts, it really is up to your personal taste and is more a template to follow to create your ideal wedge.
- Ready In:
- 1 loaf Italian bread
- 1⁄2 cup olive oil
- 3⁄4 lb cold cuts (your choice)
- 1⁄4 lb mozzarella cheese or 1/4 lb provolone cheese
- 1 whole roasted red pepper, cut in strips
- 1 medium red onion, sliced thinly in rings
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- Slice a long loaf of Italian bread horizontally. Cut sides of the bread are sprinkled very lightly with good olive oil.
- Then begin layering the deli foods of your choice: ham, Genoa salami, pepperoni for slicing, mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, red onion rings, sprinkling every other layer with olive oil and oregano.
- When layering is complete, the loaf is wrapped tightly in heavy-duty aluminum foil. (This much can be done ahead of time.).
- Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until hot, about 30 minutes. Slice into individual servings and enjoy!
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This is one delicious sandwich and the sky is the limit as far as ingredients go. I used spicy ham, salami, pepperoni, provolone cheese, roasted peppers, red onion, and I added a bit of olive tapenade along with the oregano. I missed getting to make this sandwich for the Super Bowl, but its great any time of the year. Made for the For Your Consideration tag game.1Reply
I must admit..when I told DH what our Saturday night treat was, and he saw me buying the meats from the deli, he actually turned his nose up at it.....BUT, I reminded him of his favourite food show ( Man V Food) and some of the yummy sandwiches that Adam had sampled and he relented ( although only on the condition that I ditched the roasted peppers).<br/>Well...How wrong can a man be...and how much can he compliment such a simple but devilishly delicious concoction?!!!<br/>We used Italian Parmesan and Black Pepper rolls from our local bakery (they are pretty big..he did a whole one, me just a half!!). DH's contained roast beef, roast chicken and pepperoni-mine ham,roast chicken and pepperoni. We used Aussie Jack cheese, red onion and plenty of olive oil and oregano.<br/>Well...as I said...how much can one man compliment it....PLENTY!! He absolutely LOVED it...and is still talking about it now...!!<br/>JackieOhNo..you are re-named JackieOhYes from us-thank you! Made for PRMR.1Reply