Preparation info

  • Serves

    six to ten

    • Difficulty


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Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

Muffulettas are right up there with poor boys in popularity and goodness among local sandwiches. What makes them special is the dressing. It’s called olive salad, and it’s something like antipasto, made by marinating not only olives but also a host of other vegetables in olive oil, a little vinegar, and a lot of garlic and herbs. This recipe starts from scratch, but you can use prepared Italian giardiniera in place of the non-olive vegetables.

The distinctive muffuletta loaf is perh