Layer sliced deli meats such as soppressata or capocollo and provolone cheese for an Italian-American pressed sandwich—no cooking required!

Martha Stewart Living, July/August 2015

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
4
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  • Remove insides of bread halves; reserve for another use. Stir together mayonnaise, lemon zest and juice, and capers in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Divide mixture evenly between top and bottom bread halves. Layer half of turkey, cheese, and capocollo on bottom, then repeat layering with remaining meats and cheese. Pack watercress into top half; layer with tomato slices and season with salt and pepper.

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  • Close sandwich. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, then foil. Place a heavy skillet on top; press down to flatten sandwich slightly. Add several heavy canned goods to top of skillet. Let sit at least 45 minutes or, in refrigerator, up to 12 hours before unwrapping, slicing into wedges, and serving with chips and fruit.

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