Copycat Primanti Brothers Sandwich

Ever since Anita and I went to Pittsburgh a few years ago and had lunch at Primanti Brothers, I have been jonesin’ bad for another one of their sandwiches. Good sandwich meat, warm fries, and the best part, fantastic slaw. Time to make a copycat Primanti Brothers sandwich, by golly!

Copycat Primanti Brothers Sandwich

Some folk complain about these sandwiches getting a bit soggy. I’ve never had one last long enough for that to happen, but if you drain the slaw really well you shouldn’t have a problem. That’s the beauty of making a copycat Primanti Brothers sandwich at home. You can tweak it to your liking.

Before you dive into your sandwich, serve up a batch of Primanti Brother’s Terror Tots.

Copycat Primanti Brothers Sandwich
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Copycat Primanti Brothers Sandwich

Good sandwich meat, warm fries, and the best part, fantastic slaw. Time to make a copycat Primanti Brothers sandwich, by golly!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword copycat, fries, sandwich
Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 1 sandwich
Calories 1547kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

For the sandwich (makes 1 sandwich)

  • 1 splash vegetable oil
  • 4-6 slices sandwich meat thin slices of your favorite
  • 2 slices Italian bread thick
  • 2 slices provolone cheese
  • mayonnaise
  • 1 handful French fries cooked, warm
  • 1/4-1/2 cup coleslaw see below
  • 2 slices tomato

For the coleslaw (makes enough for 4-6 sandwiches)

Instructions

For the coleslaw (makes enough for 4-6 sandwiches)

  • Bring the vinegar and oil to a slow boil in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
  • Add the sugar and stir to dissolve.
  • Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  • Place slaw mix and onion into a resealable container.
  • Add in the vinegar mix and stir well.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.

For the sandwich (makes 1 sandwich)

  • Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the sandwich meat and heat for 1 minute.
  • Flip the meat over, top with cheese, cover, and heat until the cheese melts.
  • Slather one side of each slice of bread with mayonnaise. Add meat and cheese.
  • Add fries, tomato, and slaw. Top with other slice of bread.
  • Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 1547kcal | Carbohydrates: 123g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 101g | Saturated Fat: 67g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1855mg | Potassium: 1106mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 104g | Vitamin A: 806IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 383mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.