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The Best Super Bowl Sandwich

Updated on January 8, 2017

My All Time Favorite Super Bowl Sandwich

Tired of your garden variety hot dogs, nachos, and other typical fare consumed at super bowl parties or sold at NFL stadiums across the country? Need some good eats with a little more gusto to go along with Eatin' and Drinkin' on NFL Super Bowl Sunday? Then check out this AMAZING Pittsburgh, PA influenced sandwich recipe that is great for both parties and tailgating.

A Pittsburgh Style Sandwich ~ All on One Bun

Originally from Pittsburgh, I'm used to eating the most unbelievable ‘Game Day’ food on this planet. There is just something amazing about the food served in the city and surrounding area’s dive bars. This sandwich is of the Pittsburgh style ‘Eat it All on a Bun’. You may not be familiar with this style and you may not be a Steeler fan but I'm sure you will soon be a huge fan of this recipe. Additionally, this eatin’ advice is being made available to you today from the daughter of an eye-witness to the Immaculate Reception.

Ingredients ~ Super Bowl Sandwich

  • 1 bag or large jar sauerkraut
  • 3 lb pork roast, A loin end is a good cut for this meal.
  • 1 packages kielbasa
  • 12 pieroges
  • 1 bottle dark beer, Note: When I double this recipe I don't add an additional beer.
  • kaiser rolls
  • sour cream

How to Cook The Super Bowl Sandwich

  1. Strain the sauerkraut
  2. Dump sauerkraut into a large Dutch oven
  3. Add the pork roast on top of the sauerkraut
  4. Take a fork or knife and poke a few holes in the pork
  5. Pour the bottle of dark beer over the roast
  6. Turn the heat to medium-high and cook until it begins to boil
  7. Turn the heat down to low, stick a lid on it and wait for 4 hours
  8. This gives you time to drink a few of the remaining beers. Alterations to the recipe: 1. Share the beers with others., 2. Don’t drink the extra beers.
  9. After 4 hours add kielbasa cut into about 3 or 4 inchs and sliced down the center.
  10. Turn the heat to low-medium, stick the lid back on and wait for 40 minutes.
  11. After 40 minutes add pierogies, turn the heat to medium and cover,
  12. Wait 20 minutes, take out pork roast and slice.
  13. Get ready to eat...

Preparation and Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 5 hours
Ready in: 5 hours 10 min
Yields: Serves 6 to 8 hearty sandwiches

How to Serve the Super Bowl Sandwich

Pay attention because the way you serve this is important, and separates the men from the boys. On a big Kaiser roll, you slap on a slice of pork, a fork or two full of sauerkraut, a link of kielbasa (split down the center so it sits on the sandwich), and a pierogi or two. Next, you top the whole mother-lov'n mess off with a healthy dollop of sour cream.

Make no mistake, this is a two-fisted sandwich, in the same ballpark as the famous ‘Dagwood’ (circa 1930), so it takes a little coordination to get ‘er down. This central European influenced manwich is best served with some large sourdough pretzels and a frosty beer.

Best Served With...

"...some large sourdough pretzels and a frosty beer."

Nutritional Facts

If you're worried about nutrition, this isn't the recipe for you.

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