The Big Sandwich

The Big Sandwich


"This is a great sandwich for the Fourth of July when you have a few friends over and you can watch their eyes pop out!"


45 m servings 710 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 710 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 46.8 g
  • 94%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 134 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 1934 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Slice the loaf of French bread HORIZONTALLY into 5 equal layers. Spread bottom layer with horseradish, top with roast beef. Place the next slice of bread over beef, spread with mustard and top with ham and Swiss cheese. Add next slice of bread, spread with mayonnaise and top with turkey and cheese. Add the next slice of bread, spread with more mayonnaise top with tomato and onion. Cover with top. Brush melted butter over top and sides of loaf (if desired). Place on a baking sheet, loosely tent with heavy duty foil.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheese is melted and sandwich is heated through. Carefully slice into 6 slices and serve.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Wow! This is one BIG sandwich. It's actually more of a hoagie or sub depending on where you're from. I have to laugh because I added some lettuce to make it "healthy" - as if it could possibly...

Delicious. Made it for hubby and myself for tonight and it was great. I played around with the ingredients a bit and it turned out great. Thanks for the post.

I make this all the time. Try using a big, round loaf of King's Hawaiian Bread, slicing and assembling the same way. I add some bacon to the tomato layer and omit the onion and use real chedda...

What a fun and wonderful sandwich! I didn't get 5 layers either. I couldn't find a good bread knife either, part of the problem. I wanted to go to Subway and borrow theirs. I added shredded lett...

Excellent! Made this for a football party, and everybody loved it. I couldn't get five layers out of it either, so I just did four, and it was delicious.

Fabulous!!!! Made this for dinner last night and everyone loved it including my very picky teen-aged daughter. She even requested this for her lunchbox today. Followed the recipe to the letter a...

This makes a great sandwich. I used a round loaf of Italian Boule, but otherwise followed the directions exactly. It was very tasty and my picky husband raved about it. Next time I will try t...

Fun to make for the Superbowl tonight. Tasty but needing a little something. Maybe some regular mustard, dill pickles or even peppercini's to add some flavor. Liked it though and will make ag...

Too much of a mouthful. This is a sandwich you need to eat with a fork and knife.