Kretschmar Chicken Muffuletta Sandwich Bites

Kretschmar Chicken Muffuletta Sandwich Bites

Prep Time: 15 min, Total Time: 20 min, Serves: 8-10 Printable Version


  • For the olive spread
  • 1 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives (pitted)
  • 1 cup giardiniera (Italian pickled vegetables)
  • 1/4 cup sliced pepperoncini or banana peppers
  • 1/3 cup capers
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • For the sandwich
  • 1 pound sliced Kretschmar Coby Jack cheese
  • 1 pound Kretschmar Genoa Salami
  • 1/2 pound Kretschmar Herbed Garlic Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 pound Kretschmar Pepperoni
  • 4 large crusty ciabatta or panini rolls (about 6 - 8 inches long each)
  • Toothpicks and olives, for garnish


  • COMBINE olive spread ingredients in a food processor
  • PULSE until combined but still chunky.
  • CUT the rolls open
  • SPREAD both halves generously with the olive spread.
  • LAYER in the meat and cheese, distributing it among the sandwiches.
  • CLOSE the sandwiches and wrap each one tightly in plastic wrap.
  • PLACE on a baking sheet and top with a heavy cast iron pan
  • CHILL in the refrigerator with the weight on top 3 to 48 hours.
  • UNWRAP the sandwiches and use a sharp knife to cut into triangles.
  • GARNISH each triangle with a toothpick and an olive (optional) and serve.