Copycat Firehouse Hook and Ladder Sub

I’m not sure. Maybe it was the simple flavors. Or the fresh bread. But there was something about this copycat of the Firehouse Subs Hook and Ladder sub that I really, really liked. I made this three days in a row. I probably would’ve made it a fourth day if I hadn’t run out of sandwich meat. This sub is now my go-to sandwich when I pack lunches for day trips, specially if we’re going antiquing.

Copycat Firehouse Hook and Ladder Sub

I think it’d be ok to play with this recipe for a copycat Firehouse Subs Hook and Ladder sub. Spice it up with jalapeno jack cheese maybe. Use rotisserie chicken instead of turkey or ham. Use a different bread. But, I wouldn’t mess with the mix of mayonnaise and spicy mustard. I think it was my favorite part. Not too mustardy. Not too mayonnaise-y.

Also try my copycat Firehouse Subs Battalion Chief sub.

Copycat Firehouse Hook and Ladder Sub

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 559kcal
Author Mike


  • 8 inch sub roll
  • 2 ounces smoked turkey breast thinly sliced deli meat
  • 2 ounces honey roasted ham thinly sliced deli meat
  • 1 1/2 ounces monterey jack cheese thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons spicy mustard
  • 1 ounce romaine lettuce shredded
  • 1 ounce onion thinly sliced


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
  • Split the sub roll lengthwise and top the bottom slice with the meats and cheese. Toast both bread halves for a few minutes, until the cheese is just starting to melt.
  • Combine the mayonnaise and mustard. Slather on the top bun.
  • Add the lettuce and onion. Serve.


Calories: 559kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1911mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2818IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 353mg | Iron: 5mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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