Grilled Margherita® Pepperoni on Focaccia with Sun-Dried Tomato Olio


Toasty focaccia topped with crisp Margherita® Pepperoni slices, melted Provolone cheese and fresh arugula, all drizzled with a rich sun-dried tomato olio.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 sandwiches


Sun-dried Tomato Olio:

  • 6 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 8 ounces sliced Margherita® Sandwich Pepperoni

  • 4 focaccia rolls (3.5 oz. each), sliced in half

  • 6 ounces sliced aged provolone cheese

  • 2 cups baby arugula


  1. For the sun-dried tomato olio: Combine the sun-dried tomato pesto, mayonnaise, and olive oil in a small bowl. Stir until well blended.

  2. In medium saucepan, fry Margherita® Pepperoni over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, or until edges begin to curl.

  3. Toast or grill sliced focaccia until crispy.

  4. Layer pepperoni and cheese on the bottom slices of focaccia bread, distributing evenly among the 4 sandwiches. For melted cheese, place built sandwich bottoms on baking sheet. Bake at 225 degrees for 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

  5. Remove sandwich bottoms from heat. Add sun-dried tomato olio, top with baby arugula, close with top half of bread.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

694 Calories
48g Fat
34g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 694
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 62%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 1746mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 382mg 29%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 159mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.