Ciabatta Rosemary, Turkey and Havarti Sandwich



  • 1 ciabatta loaf
  • 5 sprigs fresh rosemary, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus a pinch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper, plus a pinch
  • 6 tablespoons olive tapenade
  • 8-12 ounces sliced turkey
  • 4-6 slices light havarti cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut ciabatta bread in half lengthwise.
  3. Melt butter and brush on insides of both halves of ciabatta bread.
  4. Place minced garlic and minced rosemary on each half of bread.
  5. Sprinkle both sides of bread with kosher salt and pepper.
  6. Place turkey on bottom half of bread, sprinkling with a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper.
  7. Spoon olive tapenade over turkey.
  8. Cover tapenade with slices of havarti.
  9. Place top half of bread over bottom half of bread and wrap in foil.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes.
  11. Remove foil and bake and additional 10 minutes.


Until next time, Kris