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Awesome Swiss and Mozzarella Ham Hoagies

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“We used to love to go to this old family owned drive-in restaurant called Romano's. These hoagies were incredible! This is my version of them. They closed years ago unfortunately. :(”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 hoagie rolls, split, bottom half hollowed out leaving a 1/2 shell
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, more if needed
  • 16 slices virginia-baked ham, boiled ham (thin slices) or 16 slices leftover ham (thin slices)
  • 12 cup Italian salad dressing, more if needed
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 slices tomatoes (very thin slices)


  1. Spread inside bottoms of rolls with mayo. Toss ham slices in dressing.
  2. Pile ham inside rolls, don’t lay flat.
  3. Mix cheeses together, pile on top of ham. Wrap each in foil loosely, sealing top of foil closed.
  4. Bake in 350º oven for 20 minutes or til heated through and cheese is melted.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Spread top rolls with butter and broil til butter is melted and tops are lightly toasted.
  7. While tops are toasting, open foil and top hoagies with lettuce tossed in a little salt and pepper, then top with tomato slices.
  8. Do this fairly quickly so your tops don’t burn under the broiler!
  9. Then place on tops and enjoy!
  10. *You can spread tops with additional mayo if desired.

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