30 Oct 2017
gluten free muffuletta

What is a Muffuletta Sandwich? A Muffuletta Sandwich originated among Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana in the early 1900’s. It is made on a large, round and somewhat flattened loaf with a sturdy texture, similar to focaccia.  The roll is split in half and topped with an olive salad and assortment of Italian meats and cheese. The loaf is then split into quarter pieces. A muffuletta can be served cold or toasted.

I think you will enjoy my version of the muffuletta sandwich. I found that Three Bakers Hamburger Buns are round, somewhat flattened and sturdy texture, even though they are smaller in size from original muffuletta roll. No big deal, I just made individual sandwiches for everyone. It worked super well and was SUPER delicious.

Gluten Free Muffuletta Sandwich Recipe

Muffuletta Mix


  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/3 cup green olives
  • 1/3 cup black olives
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup roasted peppers
  • 2 cherry peppers
  • 4 pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 cup Giardiniera Mix (include cauliflower, onion, carrots)
  • 3 TBS capers
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 TBS dry oregano
  • 3 TBS red wine vinegar
  • 3 TBS olive oil

Note: Most ingredients can be found in pickle isle in grocery store

Muffuletta Meat


  • 1/4 lb Sopressata
  • 1/4 lb Genoa Salami
  • 1/4 lb Capitola
  • 1/2 lb Mortadella (Italian Bologna)
  • 1/2 lb Provolone Cheese
  • Or any assortments of favorite meats and cheeses
  • 4 Three Bakers Hamburger Buns


1. In mini food processor chop each of the first 8 ingredients of Muffuletta Mix, individually. (Note:Do not chop together or you will get mush). Add to bowl.
2. Add remaining ingredients and toss.
3. Spread 2 TBS of muffuletta mix on bottom of roll. Layer choice of meat on top. Spread additional 2 TBS of muffuletta mix on top of meat. Top with bun. Serve

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