Beef and Provolone Focaccia Sandwiches

Enjoy these beef and cheese filled foccacia sandwiches that are perfect for Italian-style dinner – ready in just 10 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
round loaf (12 oz) focaccia bread (9 inch)
1/4
cup basil pesto
8
oz thinly sliced cooked roast beef (from deli)
1
medium tomato, thinly sliced
8
slices (3/4 oz each) provolone cheese
2
or 3 romaine leaves

  • 1 Cut focaccia horizontally in half to make 2 layers. Spread pesto over cut sides.
  • 2 Layer beef, tomato, cheese and romaine between layers. Cut filled focaccia into 6 wedges. Serve immediately or wrap each wedge in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until serving or up to 24 hours.

Expert Tips

If you've never had focaccia, you're in for a treat. It's a wonderful round loaf of Italian bread that has been seasoned with olive oil, salt and sometimes spices. It's available fresh at many bakeries and often can be found packaged in the deli or bakery area of large grocery stores.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.