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The Mufuletta Melt

October 18th, 2012

by Cindy Kraus, a Grilled Cheese Academy Recipe Contest Finalist

This spin on the New Orleans classic is even more flavorful, thanks to two delicious Wisconsin cheeses and garlic focaccia. Looking for some more grilled cheese inspiration? Visit and download our free recipe book.

The Mufaletta Melt
Serves 11

6×6-inch piece of thick focaccia
4 slices Wisconsin Provolone cheese
4 slices Genoa salami
2 slices prosciutto
4 slices Wisconsin Mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup jarred Italian olive salad (mufaletta)
1–2 tablespoons butter

Split the focaccia square, creating 2 slices.

On bottom side, layer Wisconsin Provolone, salami, prosciutto and Wisconsin Mozzarella. Spoon olive salad over; add bread top.

Heat butter in skillet until melted and hot. Grill sandwich for about 2 minutes, top side down; flip and grill an additional 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  1. I am so happy to have found this recipe! My husband loves Muffuletta’s from McAlisters but with us cutting back on spending he is sadden that he may have to give them up. I can’t wait to surprise him with a home made version here very soon.

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