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Baked Deli Focaccia Sandwich

Pesto and focaccia bread make this pretty sandwich deliciously different from most deli sandwiches. This is great to serve at football parties and other group gatherings. —Mary Humeniuk-Smith, Perry Hall, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (12 ounces) focaccia bread
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 pound sliced deli ham
  • 1/4 pound sliced deli smoked turkey
  • 1/4 pound sliced deli pastrami
  • 5 slices process American cheese
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Directions

  • Cut focaccia horizontally in half; spread pesto over cut sides. On bread bottom, layer the ham, turkey, pastrami, cheese, onion and tomato. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Replace bread top; wrap sandwich in foil.Place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 10 minutes. Cut into wedges.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 240 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 817mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.
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  • MrFish
    Apr 27, 2019

    No comment left

  • justmbeth
    Nov 21, 2018

    Good sandwich. Rather than baking in the oven, we cooked on our panini presss.

  • michelebuckley
    Jun 15, 2018

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  • mgeo0122
    Oct 17, 2015

    we loved this, have made it several times!

  • daniclov
    Nov 11, 2013

    A favorite among the men I've made it for. I buy the focaccia at Panera and it is just an easy satisfying sandwich with a unique presentation. Ingredients can easily be interchanged for others to preference or availability.

  • daniclov
    Mar 25, 2013

    I've made this recipe many times. It bakes longer than the recipe calls for though. I buy the focaccia bread from Panera. There's is the best.

  • kerrymarie
    Nov 9, 2011

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  • FACSteacher
    Feb 5, 2011

    I, too, made some adjustments to this recipe. I used a cheese bread b/c Walmart was out of focaccia. We prefer provolone cheese and hard salami to American cheese and pastrami. I forgot to add the Italian seasoning but I didn't miss it. This is a great, simple sandwich that can be changed to suit any tastes. A big hit!

  • rnbeveridge
    Sep 29, 2010

    I didn't have all/couldn't find all the ingredients so I ended up making adjustments such as instead of focaccia bread, I got some hamburger sourdough bread from the bakery, used salami instead of pastrami and used sun dried tomato pesto. If you are looking for a good, flavorful sandwich this is it!! I can only imagine how good it would be on the focaccia bread!!! Definitely a KEEPER!!!!

  • rnbeveridge
    Sep 29, 2010

    I didn't have all/couldn't find all the ingredients so I ended up making adjustments such as instead of focaccia bread, I got some hamburger sourdough bread from the bakery, used salami instead of pastrami and used sun dried tomato pesto. If you are looking for a good, flavorful sandwich this is it!! I can only imagine how good it would be on the focaccia bread!!!