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Italian Beef Sandwich with Goat Cheese & Red Peppers


Italian Beef Sandwich with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers Recipe


Here’s a hearty sandwich that requires no cooking at all—but is loaded with flavourful ingredients and vibrant colours.


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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 12


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1 cup (8 oz) mayonnaise

1 cup (8 oz) basil pesto

12 Ace Mini Schiacciata, split

4 cups (2.6 oz) baby arugula

3 cups (1 lb 3.5 oz) thinly sliced roasted red peppers

3 lb JMS Beef Pulled Natural Fully Cooked

1 1/2 cups (6 oz) shaved red onions

12 oz Gay Lea Hewitt Goat Cheese, crumbled





1. Stir mayonnaise with pesto. On each bun, layer ingredients in the following order (bottom to top): 3 tbsp pesto mayonnaise, 1/3 cup arugula, 1/4 cup roasted red peppers, 4 oz beef, 2 tbsp shaved red onions and 1 oz goat cheese.


2. Serve immediately or wrap each sandwich individually with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day.


3. To Order, 1 portion: Serve fresh, chilled and wrapped, or place in panini press for about 3 minutes or until heated through and lightly toasted.  




  • Add a layer of pickled Italian antipasto vegetables.    

  • Replace basil pesto with sun-dried tomato pesto or olive tapenade.

  • Substitute ricotta, fresh mozzarella or sliced provolone cheese for goat cheese if desired.  



Nutrition Facts

Per 1/12 of recipe


Calories 860

Fat 52g

Saturated Fat 15g

Trans Fat 0.5g

Cholesterol 90mg

Sodium 1280mg

Carbohydrate 61g

Fibre 4g

Sugars 5g

Protein 39g


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