Definition of provolone
: a usually firm pliant often smoked cheese of Italian origin
Recent Examples of provolone from the Web
Rounding out the top 5: Tommy’s Detroit Bar & Grill serving their burger topped with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Wigley’s corned beef and provolone cheese in between a buttery pretzel bun.
Don Peppe special salad: iceberg, tomatoes, salami, provolone and so forth, in a huge bowl.
At Brown Butter, the burger is a shiitake, brisket and short rib patty topped with house smoked provolone, marinated kale, house made pickles, Greek yogurt and Sicilian ketchup served on a brioche bun.
Top with a slice of provolone; grill, covered, 1 minute.
Options include the new antibiotic free turkey sub, the Famous Philly and the Jersey Shore Favorite with provolone, ham and cappacuolo.
Lunch: Turkey sandwich with whole wheat bread and provolone cheese (nothing else on it), 15 baby carrots, banana, water and milk.
An obscenely caloric sandwich stuffed with fresh-cut fries, pastrami, provolone, coleslaw and tomatoes cost $7.39.
Lee’s Hoagie House: Available in 6-inch ($6.75), 9-inch ($9.25) and 18-inch ($18.50), with a choice of fried onions, lettuce, tomatoes, hot peppers, tomato sauce, provolone, American cheese or Kraft Cheez Whiz.
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Origin and Etymology of provolone
Italian, augmentative of provola, a kind of cheese
First Known Use: 1912See Words from the same year
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