Italian Chopped Sandwich: A Fusion of Flavors Bound by KEWPIE Mayonnaise


Imagine a sandwich that brings together a medley of flavors in every bite. Our Italian Chopped Sandwich does just that, blending an array of ingredients together. This sandwich showcases classic cold cuts such as ham, salami, and pepperoni, each adding its own distinct flavor The savory taste of the meats is complemented by the creamy texture of provolone cheese, the freshness of ripe tomatoes, the crispness of iceberg lettuce, and the sharp, tangy bite of red onions. Each mouthful offers a comforting yet refreshingly new experience, a blend of flavors and textures that entices and satisfies.

Kewpie Synergy

At the heart of this sandwich’s harmonious flavor is the KEWPIE Mayonnaise. This creamy, subtly tangy condiment pairs beautifully with Italian seasoning and black pepper, creating more than a mere dressing. It acts as a culinary binder , seamlessly blending diverse ingredients into a cohesive, delectable whole. KEWPIE Mayonnaise plays a pivotal role, not just contributing its flavor but also enhancing and unifying the distinct tastes of the sandwich’s components.


Makes 2 sandwiches

  • 4 oz. of your choice of cold cuts (e.g., ham, salami, pepperoni)
  • 1 slice provolone cheese
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1 leaf iceberg lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 to 3 slices red onion
  • Pepperoncini (optional)
  • 2 hoagie rolls

Maybe add a tablespoon of EVO and Red wine vinegar?


  1. Chop & Mix: On a large cutting board, lay out all ingredients except the rolls and seasoning. Using a sharp knife, chop all ingredients finely.
  2. Season: Add KEWPIE Mayonnaise, Italian seasoning, and black pepper to the chopped mixture. Continue chopping until everything is well mixed and the mayonnaise is evenly distributed.
  3. Assemble: Open the hoagie rolls and fill each with half of the seasoned chopped mixture. Serve immediately for the freshest taste.

Kewpie Pro Tip

To elevate your Italian Chopped Sandwich, focus on the quality and cut of your ingredients. The cold cuts should be thinly sliced, and the vegetables fresh and crisp. When chopping, aim for uniformity in size to ensure each bite is a perfect blend of all components. The seasoning with KEWPIE Mayonnaise should be well-integrated but not overpowering. This sandwich is about mixing each ingredient, with KEWPIE Mayonnaise bringing everything together. Mama Mia!

Kewpie Mayonnaise 500g (Product of Japan)