Chyrel's Recipes From Friends
Savory Sandwich Ring
2 packages (11 ounces each) refrigerated French bread dough
3 garlic cloves, pressed
½ teaspoon each: dried oregano and dried basil
1 medium each: onion, green bell pepper, and tomato, all thinly sliced
½ cup pitted ripe olives, sliced
8 ounces thinly sliced deli meat, such as hard salami, turkey, ham or
4 ounces thinly sliced cheese, such as Swiss, American or Munster
6 tablespoons Italian dressing, divided
Preheat oven to 350° F. Place dough, seams side down, on 15” round baking stone.
Join ends of dough together to form 1 large ring. Cut 8 diagonal slashes (1/2
inch deep) on top of dough. Lightly spray dough with vegetable oil. Press garlic
over dough; spread evenly. Sprinkle with oregano and basil. Bake 26-30 minutes
or until deep golden brown. Immediately remove from baking stone to cooling
rack; cool completely.
Chop lettuce into thin strands. Thinly slice onion, bell pepper and tomato.
Slice olives. To assemble sandwich, cut bread in half horizontally . Arrange
meat and cheese evenly over bottom half of bread. Top with lettuce. Drizzle 2
tablespoons dressing evenly over lettuce. Top with onion, bell pepper, tomato
and olive slices. Brush cut side of bread top with remaining dressing; place
over bottom half. Cut into 8 wedges and serve.
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