Muffuletta

Muffuletta

Muffuletta

Deli meats and cheese are elevated to greatness with an olive salad in this New Orleans classic.Todd Coleman

At Central Grocery in New Orleans, they use their famous olive salad to dress deli meats and cheeses in an irresistible sandwich. It's best eaten the day after it's made, to allow the salad to marinate the other ingredients. This recipe first appeared in our April 2011 special Sandwich Issue with author John Mariani's article Big, Easy.