These Italian Sandwich Sliders are served cold, packed full of Salami, Pepperoni, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes and onions for fresh and delicious party sandwich that’s also perfect for game day!
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We love to entertain, so recently before we were having people over for a football game, I was thinking of something simple, easy and delicious I could whip up.
My mind wandered to a submarine shop I use to frequent with my dad, when I was a little girl.
They had the best Italian sandwiches with a homemade submarine dressing.
Bingo! I’d make Italian sandwich sliders for our hungry crowd of football fans.
A quick stop at the store to pick up some slider buns, Margherita® Thick Sliced Pepperoni, Margherita® Genoa Salami (located in the deli) and cheese and I was on my way home.
Margherita® cracker cut items are perfect for these slider sandwiches.
They’re also great for dinnertime, snacking and cheese boards.
What I love about these Italian Sandwich Sliders is how easy they are to prepare. BONUS! We serve them cold so there is no oven time required!
INGREDIENTS FOR THE BEST ITALIAN SLIDERS:
- Classic slider rolls or Hawaiian rolls
- Margherita Genoa Salami
- Margherita Thick Sliced Pepperoni
- Provolone cheese slices
- Roma tomatoes
- Salt and pepper
- White onions
- Shredded iceberg lettuce
- Submarine dressing (recipe below)
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:
Cut slider in half.
Lay down salami followed by pepperoni.
Then layer on provolone cheese, tomatoes, salt, pepper, white onion and shredded lettuce.
Drizzle on submarine dressing and place on top bun.
INGREDIENTS FOR SUBMARINE DRESSING:
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Red wine vinegar
- Dried basil
- Dried oregano
HOW TO MAKE ORIGINAL SUBMARINE DRESSING:
Into a small mason jar, combine all ingredients for Italian dressing. Screw lid on tight and shake. Brush onto sandwiches before layering ingredients. Store Italian dressing in the refrigerator, in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks.
WHAT TO SERVE WITH ITALIAN SANDWICH SLIDERS:
We love to serve our cold Italian sliders with potato chips, French fries and/or a bowl of soup to round out a dinner.
WHAT TO PUT ON AN ITALIAN SANDWICH:
We recommend Margherita Genoa Salami and Pepperoni but you can also put these items on your Italian sandwich:
- Mozzarella cheese
Italian Sandwich Sliders
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE PARTY SANDWICHES
- Can they be made ahead of time?
- Because of the fresh ingredients (lettuce, tomato and dressing), I do not recommend making these ahead of time.
- Can these be hot sandwich?
- Yes! However, I would heat the sandwiches with just the bottom bun, meats and cheeses. Then once they come out of the oven, add the tomato, lettuce, dressing and top bun. I do not recommend heating the lettuce and tomato unless you like a toasty sandwich with all the fixings hot.
Italian sandwich sliders are super easy to prepare and will take less than 10 minutes to make!
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