Italian Hero

This classic Italian sandwich recipe will delight patrons with the delicate, creamy texture and clean dairy flavor of Grande Avorio® Fresh Mozzarella Loaf. Did you know that menuing of Italian Heroes at independent casual dining Italian and QSR pizza has grown 82.2%.

*Datassential Menu Trends 2020

Recipe created by Anthony Iannone, North American Pizza & Culinary Academy

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

INGREDIENTS

Italian Hero Yield: One Sandwich
  • 8" Italian hoagie roll, hinge-sliced
  • 3 oz. (3 slices) Grande Avorio® Fresh Mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 1/2 oz. Italian dry salami, sliced
  • 2 oz. Mortadella, sliced
  • 1 oz. Capicola, sliced
  • 1/2 oz. Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1 oz. Banana pepper rings
  • 1/2 oz. Cherry peppers, chopped
  • Red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle
  • 1/4 oz. Grande Aged Provolone, shaved
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

Italian Hero
  1. Slice 3 oz. Grande Avorio® into 3 slices.
  2. Top hoagie roll with 1 1/2 oz. Italian dry salami, 2 oz. mortadella, 1 oz. capicola, 3 Grande Avorio® slices.
  3. Mix 1/2 oz. romaine lettuce, 1 oz. banana pepper rings, 1/2 oz. cherry peppers and add to Hoagie.
  4. Drizzle with red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
  5. Fold closed and serve cold.