The Dagwood

  • Serves

    serves 1


This catchall for whatever ingredients you might have on hand was inspired by the towering sandwich that the character Dagwood in the syndicated comic strip "Blondie" liked to eat. This recipe first appeared with the article Say My Name.


  • 2 tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 3 slices rye sandwich bread
  • 1 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 4 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices American cheese
  • 2 leaves iceberg lettuce
  • 4 slices bologna
  • 4 slices salami
  • 6 dill pickle chips
  • 3 slices tomato
  • 4 slices turkey
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 pimiento-stuffed green olives


Step 1

Spread mustard on 2 slices of bread and mayonnaise on the third. Place ham on a mustard-covered slice, and top with cheese, lettuce, bologna, the second mustard-covered slice, salami, pickle chips, tomato, turkey, Swiss cheese, and last bread slice, mayonnaise side down. Cut sandwich in half, and skewer an olive on top of each half with a toothpick.

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