Sandwiches are a great finger food and work perfect for shower and parties.
Tuna fish or chicken salad in a "baby" cream puff shell.
Cold cuts or chicken salad on a "baby" croissant.
Cold cuts, tuna, or chicken salad on a fresh bagel.
One 16-oz. loaf of round peasant-style bread 3 large tomatoes 1 large purple onion 1 green bell pepper 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese 6 oz. canned tuna, drained and flaked 1/2 c. sliced kalamata olives 1 c. chopped fresh basil 2 T. capers, rinsed and drained 2 T. balsamic vinegar 1 T. Dijon mustard 1 T. olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, minced
Cut bread in half horizontally. Hollow out the center of the bottom half, leaving a 1 inch-thick shell. Slice thinly: tomatoes, purple onion, & bell pepper. Layer tomato, onion, bell pepper in bread shell. Top with feta cheese, tuna, kalamata olives, basil, & capers. In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, & garlic. Drizzle vinegar over mixture in bread shell. Cover with bread top. Wrap the filled loaf tightly in aluminum foil. Chill for at least 2 hours. Cut loaf into 6 wedges to serve.
Easy Huge Sandwich
Visit your local bakery or grocery store and ask them to make you a huge long bread. Or you can make one yourself if you are very ambitious.
Use the large bread as your base to build a huge sandwich.
Some ideas: Place mustard greens around a large platter. Then place the bottom of your bread on top. Put your meat, cheese, and red leaf or other nice lettuce on the sandwich. You can even section the sandwich and place different meats and cheeses on each section so there is some choice. For instance, you can use roast beef and cheddar, turkey and havarti, ham and provolone, and club and muenster.
Serve the dressings separately. Place sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, pickles, olives, green peppers, and any other toppings you wish around the outside of the sandwich. It adds a lot of color and your guests get to build a sandwich of their choice.
Gives you a great looking and very impressive meal without a lot of work.