Super Spicy Italian Sandwich with Provolone

Servings: 4


1/4 cup top quality mayonnaise
1 teaspoon or more to taste hot red pepper sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
8 ounces deli hot Italian coppa* (also called "capicola")
8 slices rustic roasted garlic bread, toasted
8 slices mild or aged Wisconsin provolone cheese
1/2 cup hot giardiniera
Arugula or leaf lettuce leaves

Cooking Directions:

Mix the mayonnaise, hot red pepper sauce and lemon juice; set aside.

Preheat the broiler. Divide the coppa evenly among 4 bread slices. Place 2 slices of Provolone over coppa. Broil until cheese bubbles and melts. Remove from broiler. Spread the giardiniera, then the arugula leaves, dividing evenly, over the cheese. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over remaining 4 bread slices and top the sandwich. Serve immediately.

*Coppa is a red pepper, dry-cured Italian sausage, available in many deli's. You may substitute a spicy salami if you must.

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very good ,also can try with other meats which make,s this recipe great
Reviewed on 9/25/2010 by pmaddogg23