Muffaletta aka Muffuletta aka Moo-Foo Le Tah Recipe Video

While I was in Baton Rouge a good friend of mine Jeff Folse not to be confused with Chef Folse his cousin showed me an excellent product from the Boscoli Familia of New Orleans. It's called "Olive Salad "... I made Muffalettas out of it along with bread , provolone cheese, mozzarella cheese , assortment of meats all toasted on a Panini press. I am hooked on these things!!! Better than Shlotzskis or anything else I have had.

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Servings2Cuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Olive oil1 Teaspoon
 Olives1⁄4 Bottle (0.25 l) (Boscoli Familia Olive Salad)
 Italian bread1 Pound (1 Ciabata loaf)
 Provolone4 Ounce (4 slices)
 Mozzarella cheese4 Ounce (4 slices)
 Cooked ham4 Ounce (4 slices)
 Salami8 Ounce (8 slices)
 Roast beef6 Ounce (6 slices)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1344 Calories from Fat 483

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.4%

Saturated Fat 24.3 g121.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 181.2 mg

Sodium 2755.2 mg114.8%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.3%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 96 g192.9%

Vitamin A 17.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 81.1% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat a Panini maker or a sandwich press.

MAKING
2. Cut the Ciabata bread loaf in half then split each half horizontally to get the top and base for the sandwich. Using a serrated knife to slice bread works best.
3. Use a spoon to drizzle some of the olive oil from the olive spread onto both sides of the bread halves.
4. Place the bread slices in the sandwich press and toast them slightly or as per preference.
5. On one half of sandwich, layer cheeses and cold meats on the other half, spread the olive salad.
6. Close each sandwich and press lightly to pack it down.
7. Place the sandwiches in the press and close down. Allow the sandwiches to get nicely toasted, crispy and the cheese to melt.

SERVING
8. Allow to cool slightly once out of the toaster then cut each sandwich into quarters.
9. Enjoy while hot and cheesy!

Editors Review

"Is the best sandwich in America the muffaletta?" New Orleans, is the home of Muffaletta. This sandwich made with Italian meats, cheeses and a special olive salad is perfect for a summer picnic by the river or even just a lunch out on your patio or you can invite your friends over for a muffaletta party!
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