Italian Pressed Picnic Sandwich
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins

whip up this delicious Italian pressed picnic sandwich for your next weekend outing!

Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pressed sandwich, sandwich
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 561 kcal
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup prepared basil pesto
  • 1 ciabatta loaf sliced in half horizontally
  • 1/4 pound sliced provolone cheese
  • 1/2 pound salami
  • 1/2 pound hot cappicola ham or regular ham
  • 1/4 pound pepperoni
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/2 cup sliced roasted red peppers
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper until combined. Set aside.
  2. Using a pastry brush, coat the cut side of the top half of bread with the pesto. Then coat the cut side of the bottom half of bread with the vinaigrette.
  3. Layer the provolone cheese on the bottom half of the bread. Top the provolone with the salami, then arrange the cappicola over the salami. Layer the mozzarella on the cappicola and then top with the pepperoni. Arrange the roasted red peppers over the pepperoni and top with the remaining bread.
  4. Wrap the sandwich tightly in plastic wrap and place a weighted object such as a brick or heavy skillet on top. Store in the fridge overnight.
  5. When ready to serve, unwrap the sandwich and slice into 10 pieces.
Nutrition Facts
Italian Pressed Picnic Sandwich
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 561 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 1682mg73%
Potassium 253mg7%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 765IU15%
Vitamin C 9.5mg12%
Calcium 333mg33%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.