Roxanne Spruance of Kingsley in New York City likes to make this giant Muffaletta, a New Orleans sandwich created by Italian immigrants, for Mardi Gras. Use any leftover giardiniera (pickled vegetable relish) on nachos, as a pizza topping, in grain salads or on hot dogs.  Slideshow: More New Orleans Recipes 

Roxanne Spruance

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Credit: © Abby Hocking

Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

Giardiniera:
Sandwich:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Make the Giardiniera In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving, about 30 minutes.

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  • Make the Sandwich Spread half of the giardiniera on the bottom half of the bread, then layer with the meats and cheeses. Cut the sandwich into quarters and serve.

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