Sandwiches, Wraps & Panini

Perfect Picnic Sandwich

Prep Time: 15 MIN  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 904
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Perfect Picnic Sandwich
Prep Time
15 MIN

This tasty Italian sandwich is great for a picnic or tailgate party. It stays together well, it's delicious, it's beautiful and it has two kinds of Sargento® Ultra Thin® Sliced Cheese, which makes it the perfect picnic sandwich.

  • 1 loaf Foccacia bread, cut in half lengthwise
  • ½ cup prepared pesto
  • 8 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin® Colby Jack Cheese Slices
  • 10 slices Coppa Salami
  • 8 slices Mortadella
  • 1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced, grilled
  • ½ cup hot banana pepper rings
  • 1 ½ cups roasted red pepper
  • 8 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin® Provolone Cheese Slices
  • 10 slices sandwich pepperoni
  • 8 slices Genoa or Sopressata Salami
  • ½ cup olive muffaletta mix, optional
  1. Grill cut side of bread for 30-45 seconds or until golden brown. Transfer to a board and set top aside while assembling sandwich.
  2. Spread pesto on bottom half of bread. Layer remaining ingredients over pesto starting with Sargento® Ultra Thin® Colby-Jack Cheese and finishing with olive mixture, then bread top. Wrap sandwich tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. To make individual sandwiches: Cut sandwich into 8 squares. Wrap each square with parchment paper and tie with string. Refrigerate until needed.