Savory Focaccia Sandwiches

Have deli sandwiches at home! It's easy.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

8
sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons sour cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Sandwich

1
round focaccia bread (12 inches in diameter)
30
thin slices cooked roast beef (20 ounces)
6
slices (1 1/2 ounces each) mozzarella cheese
12
slices tomato
Red onion rings, if desired
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, cover tomatoes with boiling water. Let stand 30 minutes; drain. Chop tomatoes. In small bowl, mix all remaining spread ingredients; stir in tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2 Cut focaccia horizontally in half. Spread tomato spread over cut sides of focaccia. Layer roast beef, cheese and tomato slices on bottom half; top with onion rings and basil. Add top half of focaccia. Cut into 6 wedges.

Expert Tips

Serve with fresh fruit or a bowl of soup.

Use purchased whipped cream cheese spread for the tomato spread.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
755
(
Calories from Fat
395),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
44g
44%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
1240mg
1240%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
47g
47%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
36%;
Iron
36%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 5 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.