Cut the bread open. Fry the bell pepper with the
garlic 20 minutes on low heat in the olive oil. Stir in the carrots
and olives. Spoon half of this mixture on the bread. Cover with a layer
of ham, cheese, mortadella, cheese again and salami. Spoon the rest
of the olive mixture on top.
The muffuletta sandwich was first prepared in New Orleans
Central Grocery, by Salvatore Lupo, a Sicilian
immigrant. The bread is made on the basis of the
muffuletta bread, which
was imported by Italians into the United States in the 19th century.