Italian Picnic Sandwich
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Italian Pressed Picnic Sandwiches

Artichokes and peppers and giardiniera…oh my! These zesty Italian pressed picnic sandwiches are a real zinger!

Italian Picnic Sandwich

So much tasty zing pressed between fresh ciabatta bread with prosciutto, salami and peppery arugula

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Italian Pressed Picnic Sandwiches
Author: Isis
Giardiniera sandwich spread-
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup Giusto Sapore giardiniera chopped
  • 1/3 cup Giusto Sapore grilled red & yellow peppers chopped
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread 12-16 oz
  • 4 ounces garlic herbed goat cheese
  • 1/4 pound prosciutto thinly sliced
  • 1/4 pound salami thinly sliced
  • 1 10 oz jar Giusto Sapore quartered artichokes
  • 2 handfuls baby arugula
  • Giusto Sapore balsamic glaze to drizzle
  • Salt and pepper
Giardiniera sandwich spread-
  1. Mix together mayonnaise, giardiniera, peppers, garlic and lemon juice
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste, set aside
  1. Slice ciabatta in half lengthwise and scoop out the center of each half, creating a space to fill with ingredients
  2. Spread goat cheese on both sides of the bread
  3. Follow with giardiniera spread
  4. Place prosciutto slices on the bottom half of the bread
  5. Layer with salami, artichokes and pile on arugula
  6. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and season with salt and pepper
  7. Top with the top half of the bread and press down gently to close
  8. Wrap with plastic wrap, tight
  9. Place in refrigerator overnight, pressed with a heavy object (cast iron Pan) to allow flavors to mingle
  10. Unwrap, slice and
  11. Enjoy!
Italian Picnic Sandwich
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