Mini Muffaletta (sliders). New Orleans Muffaletta Sandwich Recipe For Party Pick-Up. Holly's easy muffaletta sandwich recipe is the go to Mardi Gras appetizer. What a winning mini muffaletta recipe.
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Ingredients of Mini Muffaletta (sliders)
- Prepare of For the tapenade.
- It’s 3/4 cup of mixed brined olives (as in authentic Italian) – pitted.
- You need 1/3 cup of Italian pickled vegetables (aka Giardiniera).
- You need 2 of medium pieces (or 1 large) jarred roasted red peppers.
- Prepare 3 tbs of olive oil.
- It’s 1 tsp of dried parsley.
- You need 1/2 tsp of garlic powder.
- It’s 1/2 tsp of Italian seasoning.
- You need of For assembly.
- Prepare 1/4 lb of Genoa salami – deli sliced.
- You need 1/4 lb of capicola (mild or hot) – deli sliced.
- You need 1/4 lb of mortadella – deli sliced.
- Prepare 1/4 lb of smoked provolone – deli sliced.
- Prepare 1/4 lb of mozzarella – deli sliced.
- You need 6 of "connected", hearty dinner rolls or slider buns.
The muffuletta is both a type of round Sicilian sesame bread and a popular sandwich originating among Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana using the same bread." – Wikipedia. Layer on ham, capicola, salami, cheese and onion slivers. Hot Muffaletta Sliders have all the fabulous flavors of the traditional sandwich, in mini portions. Thick-cut slices of Genoa Salami add another fun twist to this sandwich.
Mini Muffaletta (sliders) step by step
- Place pickled veggies in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse a few times to chop. Add all other tapenade ingredients. Pulse several times until you have a finely minced mixture..
- Leave buns/rolls attached to each other. Cut in half horizontally (to make a bottom and top)..
- Spread half the tapenade on the cut side of the bottoms, spread the other half on the tops..
- On bottoms layer salami, provolone, mortadella, mozzarella, capicola in that order. Cover with the tops..
- Wrap assembled sliders in plastic wrap. Press down gently and evenly to squish everything together. Refrigerate 1-2 hrs for flavors to marinate..
- When ready to serve remove from fridge, unwrap, cut apart. Enjoy!.
- Note 1: If you don't have a food processor you can finely mince the olives, veggies, and peppers by hand then mix with the remaining ingredients in a small bowl..
- Note 2: You really do want pretty hearty rolls/buns, and do NOT want to leave it refrigerated too long, or you will end up with soggy sliders..
These sliders are perfect for entertaining, a snack or a light meal. To make the Muffaletta Sliders crispy and melty, I like using my Panini maker and using the lined side to make them look like they have a little more personality and character. Let me tell you those Slider Buns had a beautifully lined golden brown character when we were done. One of my favorite foods for Mardi Gras season is muffuletta sliders. It's a very large, filling sandwich, so I serve this muffuletta sliders version at Mardi Gras parties.