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Sandwich Loaf

February 2, 2011

Ingredients

4 hard-cooked eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped pimento
Salt and pepper
1-pound can salmon, drained
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons finely minced scallions
2 tablespoons finely minced celery
2 pounds cream cheese
3/4 cup sour cream
Small can chopped ripe olives, drained
1 tablespoon finely minced onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
1 1/4-pound loaf white bread, crusts removed and cut horizontally into five layers.

Directions

Mash eggs with 2 tbls. mayonnaise and pimento; season. Reserve. Mash salmon with remaining mayonnaise, lemon juice, scallions, celery. Reserve. Blend cream cheese and sour cream. Mix 1/4 cheese mixture with onion and walnuts. Reserve. Mix 1/4 cheese with olives. Reserve. Tin 1/2 cup cheese with yellow food coloring. Reserve. Color balance of cheese with green food coloring. Reserve.

Assembly: Place bottom layer of bread on serving platter; spread with salmon filling. Add layer of bread spread with cheese-onion-walnut filling. On third layer of bread spread egg filling. On fourth layer, spread cheese-olive filling. Top with final layer of bread.

To finish:  frost top and sides of loaf with green-tinted cheese; make a decorative border of yellow cheese. Garnish with fresh flower or use other garniture – radish roses, carrot curls and stuffed olives.

Serves: 16

Preparation time: 1 hour

Approximate calories per serving: 335


Recipe & Photograph courtesy of Curtin Publications, Inc., New York, NY ©1973

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. February 23, 2011 4:14 pm

    I don’t precisely want to leave a comment. I’d rather leave this beautifully gift-wrapped container of vomit. Will that work for you?

    🙂

  2. February 24, 2011 3:29 am

    You owe me royalties.

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