Deli-Style Submarines

Use a single type of meat or pile on an assortment in this meal-size sandwich. Ranch-flavored sour cream dip adds a little extra zip.

Deli-Style Submarines
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 16 ounce loaf French bread

  • ½ 8 ounce carton dairy sour cream ranch dip

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

  • ¾ cup shredded carrot (1 large)

  • 8 ounce thinly sliced cooked roast beef, ham, or turkey

  • ½ of a medium cucumber, seeded and shredded

  • 4 ounce thinly sliced mozzarella or provolone cheese


  1. Cut French bread in half horizontally. Spread dip on cut sides of bread. On the bottom half of the bread, layer lettuce, carrot, roast beef, cucumber, and cheese. Top with top half of bread. Cut sandwich into 8 portions. Secure portions with decorative toothpicks. Makes 8 servings.


Prepare as directed, except do not cut into pieces. Wrap sandwich in plastic wrap and chill for up to 4 hours. Cut and serve as directed.

Test Kitchen Tip:

For for a lower-fat sandwich, substitute light dairy sour cream ranch dip for the regular sour cream ranch dip.Nutrition Facts per serving: 250 cal., 6 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 24 mg chol., 743 mg sodium, 34 g carbo., 2 g dietary fiber, 14 g protein.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
10g Fat
33g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 551mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 181.7mg 14%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 258mg 5%
Folate, total 100.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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