Mufuletta

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
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Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - kalamata olives, chopped coarsely
  • 1/4 cup - Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - pimiento-stuffed green olives, chopped coarsely
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Celery
  • 1 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 1 - onion, chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup - finely chopped Cauliflower
  • 1/2 tsp - dried Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp - black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp - crushed Red Chilli
  • 1 - round Italian bread with thick crust (8-10" diameter)
  • 200 g (approx 1/4 pound) - provolone cheese, thinly sliced
  • 100 (approx 3 oz) g - salami, sliced
  • 100 g - ham, thinly sliced
  • 100 g - mortadella, thinly sliced
  • Lettuce leaves

How to Make Mufuletta

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan.
  • Fry onion and cauliflower till onion is transparent.
  • Add celery, cauliflower and garlic. Stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add oregano, red chilli and pepper powder.
  • Stir for another 2 mins. Remove from fire and let it cool.
  • Add remaining oil, green and kalamata olives. Stir it well and keep aside.
  • Cut bread in half horizontally.
  • Remove soft part from centre, (approx. 1 inch deep).
  • Put half of olive salad into bottom half of loaf.
  • Layer it with 1/3rd of cheese slices.
  • Then layer it with ham slices.
  • Again layer it with 1/3rd of cheese slices.
  • Layer it with mortadella.
  • Layer with the remaining cheese slices. Then put salami slices.
  • Finally, top it with the remaining olive salad.
  • Cover with the other half of loaf.
  • Preheat the oven at 450 F. Wrap the sandwich in a foil.
  • Bake the sandwich for 20 min (till cheese melts). Unwrap.
  • Cut into wedges with sharp serrated knife.
  • Serve with wafers and lettuce.