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This Italian sub sandwich or hoagie is made with salami, prosciutto, mortadella, ham and capicola with provolone cheese on rolls.

Italian Sub Sandwich

Whether you call it a hero, a sub, a grinder or a sandwich, this one is layered with amazing cured Italian meats and provolone cheese.
Course Sandwich
Cuisine Italian
Keyword bread, cappicola, iceberg lettuce, mortadella, prosciutto, sandwich, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 1021kcal


  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 (16-inch) loaf Italian bread or hoagie roll with sesame seeds, halved lengthwise
  • 6 slices smoked boar’s head ham
  • 12 slices Capicola
  • 10 slices thinly sliced Genoa Salami
  • 8 slices mortadella
  • 8 slices Prosciutto
  • 5 slices deli-sliced provolone cheese halved lengthwise
  • 1 medium beefsteak tomato thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt, as needed
  • Freshly ground black pepper, as needed
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Sliced pepperoncini peppers (optional)


  • Spread the mayo on the bottom half of the loaf of bread.
  • Layer slices of ham, capicola, salami, mortadella, and prosciutto. Top with slices of the provolone cheese. Top with slices of tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Add the onions and lettuce over the top.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the oil, vinegar and oregano until emulsified. Drizzle over the sub. Add pepperoncini peppers (if using).
  • Close the sandwich and cut into 4 equal sections. Serve immediately.


Calories: 1021kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Monounsaturated Fat: 38g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 3322mg | Potassium: 1093mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2144IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 433mg | Iron: 4mg