Go Back
+ servings
Mini Muffaletta Sandwiches
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
These snappy mini muffaletta sandwiches are a great way to feed a crowd. You make one big sandwich and slice it into minis and the zesty olive salsa gives it a zip and kick that brings you back for more.
Course: Appetizers/Snacks, Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lunch, Sandwiches
Servings: 10 makes 10 mini sandwiches
Calories: 466 kcal
Olive Salsa:
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup pitted black olives
  • 1 cup pitted green olives
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers
  • 2 tablespoons capers rinsed
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Olive oil
  • 1 loaf ciabatta or baguette
  • ½ pound sliced mortadella cut into half moons
  • ½ pound sliced Genoa salami
  • ½ pound capicola ham
  • ¼ pound sliced mild provolone cheese cut into half moons
  • ¼ pound sliced mozzarella cheese
  1. To make the olive salsa, chop all ingredients by hand and combine in a small bowl and chill for at least an hour. Alternatively, use a food chopped to chop the ingredients, starting with the clove of garlic first. Then add the olives, red pepper and capers to the chopper and pulse until the mixture is rough chopped. Stir in the chopped celery and remaining ingredients and let the salsa sit for an hour.
  2. Cut the ciabatta bread lengthwise. Drizzle the cut sides of the bread with olive oil. Spread ½ of the olive salsa on the bottom half of the bread.
  3. Build the sandwich by layering the ingredients in the following order. Mortadella, genoa salami, provolone cheese, half the remaining olive salsa, capicola ham, mozzarella cheese and the remaining olive salsa. Place the top half of the loaf of bread on top and wrap the sandwich tightly in plastic wrap. Place a sheet pan on top of the sandwich and press it down with a heavy pot or marble board to press the sandwich. Let it sit for at least 20 minutes.
  4. Secure 10 to 12 sandwich picks along the length of the sandwich. Slice the sandwich in between the picks,
  5. Chill until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mini Muffaletta Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving (1 mini sandwich)
Calories 466 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 66mg22%
Sodium 2225mg93%
Potassium 179mg5%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 372IU7%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 203mg20%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.