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Pirate Ship Sandwich

Ship ahoy! This fun, flavorful, seafaring sandwich is easy to make and, more important, easy to pull apart and eat for young party guests! Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 1 small bunch romaine
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) Italian bread, unsliced
  • 10 slices Colby cheese
  • 1/3 pound sliced deli turkey
  • 1/3 pound sliced deli ham
  • 1/3 pound thinly sliced hard salami
  • 3 pretzel rods


  • Remove 3 outer leaves of romaine for sails; set aside. Chop remaining romaine; toss with dressing. Cut bread into 20 slices, leaving slices attached at the bottom. Between every other slice of bread, layer the cheese, turkey, ham, salami and romaine mixture.
  • Poke two holes in each reserved lettuce leaf, one about two inches from the top and one about two inches from the bottom. Place a pretzel rod through both holes on each lettuce leaf forming a sail. Place sails in the sandwich.
  • To serve, cut completely through the bread between the plain slices.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 359 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 1174mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.

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