Meal Stack- Summer Pic-Nic Sandwiches

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Ingredients

Meal Stack #1: Muffaletta Sandwich LoafTop of Form 1

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup chopped green pimento stuffed olives
  • 1 cup pitted and chopped black ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup roasted sweet red peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 lb. salami
  • 1/2 lb. provolone cheese
  • 1/2 lb. milk cheese (such as mozzarella)
  • 1/3 lb. mortadella cheese
  • 1/3 lb. Prosciutto

  1. Take one loaf fresh Italian bread (one big round for a traditional
    Muffaletta or individual sub loaves will do fine for smaller sandwiches).
  2. Cut the loaf (or loaves) in half, and scoop out a little of the inside
    to make some room.
  3. Make the olive salad by combining the olives and roasted pepper, garlic
    and vinegar.
  4. Drizzle some of the olive oil and juice from the olive salad on each side
    of the open loaf (use plenty).
  5. On the bottom, place some salami, olive salad, provolone, mild cheese,
    and mortadella.
  6. Top with the other half loaf.
  7. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and set a heavy skillet on top of loaf or
    individual loaves.
  8. Chill for one hour.

Directions

Meal Stack #2: Sweet Summer Strawberry Sandwich

  • 1- 8 oz. package softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 c. chopped nuts
  • 1 c. fresh strawberries, drained well and chopped into small pieces
  • sweet whole wheat bread
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • fresh ground black pepper (optional)


  1. Combine the cream cheese, lemon rind; blend in the strawberries and
    nuts.
  2. Spread mixture on bread, lightly sprinkle with sugar and black pepper
    (can also top with fresh crisp lettuce).


Meal Stack #3: Peanut Butter Pineapple Deluxe

  • 2/3 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 of a 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 8 slices sandwich bread


  1. In a small bowl stir together the peanut butter and softened cream
    cheese. Stir in the crushed pineapple and shredded carrot. Spread mixture on
    4 slices of the sandwich bread. Top with remaining slices. Pack each
    sandwich in a freezer bag. Store up to 1 month in the freezer. Makes 4
    sandwiches.


Perfect Side for Any PicNic Sandwich: Ultimate Tomato Salad

  • 1 lb. Spiral pasta
  • feta cheese, crumbled (desired amount)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • pine nuts (desired amount)
  • 1 purple onion, cut into chunks
  • black olives, pitted and sliced
  • green olives w/pimento, sliced
  • salami (desired amount)
  • mozzarella cheese, chunks


  1. Prepare the spiral pasta as directed. Allow to cool completely.
    Combine remaining ingredients. Chill thoroughly and ENJOY!!!




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