The Big Sandwich


This is a great sandwich for the Fourth of July when you have a few friends over and you can watch their eyes pop out!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread

  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish

  • ½ pound thinly sliced roast beef

  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard

  • ½ pound thinly sliced cooked ham

  • 5 slices Swiss cheese

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • ½ pound thinly sliced cooked turkey

  • 5 slices processed American cheese

  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup butter, melted (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Slice the loaf of French bread HORIZONTALLY into 5 equal layers. Spread bottom layer with horseradish, top with roast beef. Place the next slice of bread over beef, spread with mustard and top with ham and Swiss cheese. Add next slice of bread, spread with mayonnaise and top with turkey and cheese. Add the next slice of bread, spread with more mayonnaise top with tomato and onion. Cover with top. Brush melted butter over top and sides of loaf (if desired). Place on a baking sheet, loosely tent with heavy duty foil.

  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheese is melted and sandwich is heated through. Carefully slice into 6 slices and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

710 Calories
37g Fat
47g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 710
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 18g 92%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 1934mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 47g
Vitamin C 18mg 91%
Calcium 378mg 29%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 595mg 13%

* 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.