Chicken Muffuletta

Chicken Muffuletta

Make this piled-high version of a New Orleans favorite, a sandwich filled with a tangle of chicken, olives, cheese, salami, and special seasonings.

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Olive Salad
cup pitted green and/or ripe olives, finely chopped
jar (4 oz) sliced pimientos, drained and finely chopped
clove garlic, finely chopped
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoon red wine vinegar
teaspoon crushed dried oregano leaves
(8-inch) round Italian bread loaf (about 1 1/4 lb)
oz sliced provolone cheese
oz thinly sliced cooked chicken breast (from deli)
oz sliced Genoa salami
  1. In small bowl, stir together olive salad ingredients.
  2. Cut loaf of bread horizontally in half. Scoop out soft center from top and bottom of loaf, making room for the filling and leaving a 3/4-inch shell. Using tablespoon, scoop out or drain off 2 tablespoons liquid oil and vinegar dressing from olive salad, and drizzle over inside of bottom half of bread. Spread remaining olive salad mixture inside top half of bread.
  3. Layer cheese, chicken and salami in bottom half. Cover with top of loaf; wrap well with plastic wrap. Place loaf on plate; cover with another plate and then a heavy weight, such as a large can. Refrigerate 1 to 6 hours.
  4. To serve, cut sandwich into 6 wedges.
Makes 6 servings
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Kitchen Tips
For a time-saving tip, purchase your favorite prepared olive spread, and substitute it for the olive salad in this recipe.
Why remove the soft center from the bread? To make room for the scrumptious filling! Instead of discarding this extra bread, cut it into cubes, toast the cubes in the oven and make croutons or use as a casserole topping.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1520mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.