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Pittsburgh Sandwich

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars
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"Yinz can go to dahntahn Pittsburgh and get a Primanti's® sandwich or you can create it yourself. You can choose a different type of meat (capicola, turkey, roast beef, etc.) if you prefer."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 892
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 sandwiches)

Directions

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  1. Make the slaw by mixing together the cabbage, 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, the vinegar, sugar, adobo seasoning, and black pepper until thoroughly combined. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Cut the potatoes into 1/4-inch thick fries, and fry until they float and are golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Set the fries aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).
  5. Place the bread on a baking sheet, and toast to a light brown in the preheated oven, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove half the bread slices. Place 1/4 of the pastrami on the remaining 4 bread slices, and top with provolone cheese. Return to the oven until the pastrami is hot and the cheese is melted, about 5 more minutes.
  6. To assemble, top the melted cheese of each sandwich with French fries, cole slaw, 2 tomato slices, and the top pieces of bread.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • I make them one sandwich at a time because I only cook for myself...I place the bread on the baking sheet as well, so it is partially toasted. Also, onions are optional.
  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 892 calories; 45.3 79.5 42.7 97 1604 Full nutrition

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I need to preface my review by saying that I've been eating Primanti Brothers' sandwiches for 25 years. By my husband's estimate, we've eaten upwards of 300 of them. When we dated, we used to go...

Born and raised in da-burgh and ate plenty of these throughout the years. Although some prefer the bread untoasted; I like toasted bread with almost any kind of sandwich. With that being said;...

Too funny! I live in da 'burgh! I never thought anyone really needed a recipe for this sandwich but I guess if you aren't from around here.....

I have lived in the Burgh for over 70 years and have taken everyone of our exchange students to the original Permanti's at the strip district. The ambiance there is unbeatable in any other locat...

I hale from Pittsburgh, and if you grew up there, chances are you visited Pirmanti Brothers restaurant. I've been talking about them here in Colorado for 12 years! Absolutely, by far, one of THE...

I make this and put it on pulled pork sandwiches! My husband and friends love it!!!

This was very tasty! I used pastrami as my meat and they came out great! The cole slaw was super easy and very good. I will definitely make these again!

The ingredients are good but the prep is off. The fries need to be twice fried, the meat fried in a pan & then the cheese melted on top of it, the bread never goes in the oven, it should be sof...

10.15.16 ~ A totally different sandwich for us. Can't say we've ever had a french fries on a sandwich. DH liked this sandwich better then I did. I used shaved ham as the submitter said you could...