Salami & Mortadella Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli
This hearty snack-size layered sandwich makes a crowd-pleasing party appetizer.
1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pesto
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 Italian ciabatta loaf, halved horizontally and hollowed out
1 pkg (4 oz) Fiorucci Salami
1 pkg (4 oz) Fiorucci Mortadella
3 jarred roasted red peppers, drained and patted dry
8 slices provolone cheese
8 fresh basil leaves, torn
1 cup arugula
1/4 tsp cracked pepper
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes (+ 1 hour refrigeration time)
Stir together sun-dried tomato pesto and mayonnaise. Spread over ciabatta halves.
Top bottom half of loaf with salami, mortadella, roasted red peppers, provolone, basil, arugula and pepper. Cap with top half of loaf.
Wrap loaf in plastic wrap. Refrigerate on baking sheet and weigh down with cast-iron skillet or heavy pan for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours. Cut sandwich into 8 pieces. To serve, secure each piece with toothpick.
Substitute fontina cheese for provolone cheese.
If desired, spread sandwiches with basil pesto or olive tapenade instead of sun-dried tomato pesto.