Muffuletta

Ben O'Donoghue

Ingredients:

  • 1 cob loaf or similar loaf round or oval
  • Antipasti
  • Grilled and marinated eggplant
  • Grilled and peeled red peppers
  • Marinated Artichokes
  • Stuffed pepperoncini
  • Pitted olives
  • Mozzarella slices
  • Swiss cheese
  • Salami
  • Mortadella
  • Rocket
  • Spinach
  • Pesto

Method:

  1. Cut the top off your bread about 1/3 rd of the way down. Hollow out the bottom and the top of the bread to create a cavity.
  2. Keep the bread for bread crumbs (drying it out in a warm oven until crisp and dry)
  3. Smother the inside top and bottom with pesto.
  4. Layer all your antipasti ingredients in the bottom part of the bread filling it with alternative layers of the veg then the meats and cheese so that if over fills the bottom.
  5. Place the top on the loaf and press down to close.
  6. Wrap tightly with multiple layers of cling film to make a compact parcel and place in the fridge overnight!
  7. To serve, cut into slices of wedges.

There’s no real quantity for this recipe, it just depends on the size of your loaf of bread

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