Stuffed Italian Sourdough Loaf Recipe

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
685 Calories
28g Fat
89g Carbs
25g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 685
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 1481mg 64%
Total Carbohydrate 89g 32%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Protein 25g
Calcium 537mg 41%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Want to make four epic sandwiches in one go? Drop the baguette—this picnic-friendly recipe starts with sourdough boule. It’s hollowed out and filled with sliced Italian meat, cheese, tomato, lettuce, basil and giardiniera (pickled veggies), plus olive oil and balsamic. Slice up the loaf, crack open a bottle of red, and toast your park day victory. 


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  • 1 large sourdough boule
  • ¼ lb salami
  • ¼ lb prociutto
  • 3 tablespoons giardiniera
  • ½ cup lettuce
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • ¼ lb provolone
  • ¼ lb mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Steps to Make It

  1. Carefully cut a large hole in the top of the boule; put the cut-out bread aside. Hollow out the boule (You can save the inside dough and make your own bread crumbs if desired).

  2. Layer all the other the sandwich ingredients inside, ending with oil and vinegar.

  3. Place the top bread back on and slice the sandwich into quarters.