Bella’s Turkey Sandwich

Recipe adapted from Bella Hadid.


Basil Aioli:

  • 1/4 c. mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 TBSP mustard
  • Sprinkle of salt, to taste
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 2 TBSP balsamic glaze
  • 2 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. basil, dried


  • 1┬áSub roll,┬ácut in half or Focaccia from Trader Joes
  • Pepperoncini, sliced, to taste
  • Cheese (any), sliced
  • Turkey, thinly sliced
  • Iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Tomato, thinly sliced


  1. Basil Aioli: Add mayonnaise, fresh basil, garlic, mustard, salt, and lemon juice to a small bowl. Stir and refrigerate.
  2. Balsamic Vinaigrette: Combine the ingredients for the balsamic vinaigrette in a small bowl and set it aside.
  3. Sandwich: Slice sub roll or focaccia in half (optional: toast bread/focaccia in a preheated 400F degree oven for 5-8 minutes). Generously spread the basil aioli on the the bottom half, and then layer the pepperoncini onto the aioli and gently press them in. Then add the cheese and turkey slices.
  4. In a bowl, combine 2/3 of the vinaigrette with the lettuce and onions and then add them on top of the cheese and turkey slices; then add the sliced tomatoes and finish with more dressing and a sprinkle of salt.

Bella’s Turkey Sandwich:

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