Betty's BIG Italian Beef Sandwich

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Dec. 06, 2010

In this video, Betty makes her super huge Italian beef sandwich. It is one large entree that will serve several people. It contains Italian herbs, roast beef slices, chopped onion and provolone cheese--excellent when placed in the oven until cheese becomes brown and bubbly!


Italian bread 16 Ounce
Cooking oil spray 1 (May Use Canola Spray)
Margarine 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , divided (1 Stick)
Oregano 1 Teaspoon
Sweet basil 1 Teaspoon
Italian herb seasoning 2 Teaspoon
Onion 2 Medium , finely chopped
Beef roast 1 Pound , shaved (From The Deli)
Provolone cheese slices 8 Ounce (8 Slices)



1. Pre-heat the oven at 375F.

2. Slit the Italian bread into two halves lengthwise.

3. Spray canola oil on a baking pan.


4. In a skillet, melt half of the margarine, add oregano, basil and Italian dressing, cook for 5 minutes.

5. In another skillet, melt the remaining margarine, add onion and saute till transparent.

6. On the inner sides of the Italian bread halves, apply the herbs mixture, onion, shaved roast beef and slices of provolone cheese. Cover both the halves loosely with aluminium foil.

7. On the prepared baking pan, place the both the bread halves, bake at 375F for 25 minutes.

8. Remove the foil, change the oven mode to broil and increase the temperature to 400F, let it brown for 10 minutes.

9. Place the top half onto the bottom half and cut into slices diagonally.


10. Serve with your choice of dip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 466Calories from Fat 197

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 659 mg27.46%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 31 g62%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet