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Italian Hero Sandwich

A tasty Italian sub sandwich, filled with cured meats, and a delicious red wine vinaigrette
Prep Time10 mins
5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italain hero, sandwich, sub sandwich
Servings: 4
Calories: 850kcal



  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon parsley leaves finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon thyme leaves finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Italian Hero Sandwich:

  • 4 Italian hero roll wheat or white
  • 12 slices Genoa salami
  • 12 slices Mortadella
  • 12 slices Capicola
  • 12 slices Prosciutto
  • 8 slices Provolone cheese
  • 8 slices Beefsteak tomato
  • 2 tablespoons Pepperoncini peppers pickled (banana peppers)
  • 1 cup iceberg lettuce shredded or leaf lettuce of choice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons oregano Diced, or if dried, reduce to 1 teaspoon



  • In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients, except for the olive oil.
  • Whisk together.
  • Slowly pour in the olive oil, whisking the entire time to allow dressing to emulsify.
  • Taste, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Set aside.


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice the hero rolls in half, and place on a sheet pan, toast in preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  • Layer the salami across the bottom of the roll, followed by the mortadella, prosciutto, provolone and tomato slices.
  • Add the pepperoncini peppers, and the lettuce across the top.
  • Drizzle with the red wine vinaigrette, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 850kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 64g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1981mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 509IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 12mg