Tested till perfect Smoked Salmon Muffulettas

Smoked Salmon Muffulettas

These sandwiches, a twist on a traditional New Orleans stuffed sandwich, are perfect for a picnic.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2004

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1sweet red peppersweet red peppers, finely diced
  • 2 2anchovy filletanchovy fillets, minced (or 2 tsp/10 mL anchovy paste)
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupfinely chopped pitted black olives
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupfinely chopped pimiento-stuffed green olivepimiento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspfinely chopped capercapers
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 4 4crusty sandwich rollcrusty sandwich rolls
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cuplight cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz 8ozsliced smoked salmon
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Preparation

In bowl, toss together diced red pepper, minced anchovies, minced garlic, chopped black and green olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped capers, olive oil and pepper. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Cut rolls in half horizontally; hollow out insides, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick shell. Spread light cream cheese over bottom half of each roll; spoon in 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the olive mixture.

Layer smoked salmon on olive mixture; top with remaining olive mixture, mounding slightly. Cover with tops of rolls.

Wrap muffulettas individually in plastic wrap; place on baking sheet. Top with another baking sheet; weight down with heavy cans. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 8 hours.)

Additional information :

Variation
Traditional New Orleans Muffulettas:
Omit cream cheese and salmon. Layer 3 oz (90 g) each sliced mozzarella and provolone and 3 oz (90 g) each thinly sliced ham, mortadella and salami between layers of olive topping in sandwiches.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 424 pro 20g total fat 21g sat. fat 5g
carb 38g fibre 3g chol 27mg sodium 1,909mg

% RDI:

calcium 12 iron 31 vit A 24 vit C 103
folate 34
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