The Deen Brothers' Perfect Turkey Sandwich

The Deen Brothers' Perfect Turkey Sandwich
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Perfect Turkey Sandwich
Christine Hall
Perfect Turkey Sandwich

Lemon-basil mayonnaise and leftover turkey make this the perfect pressed sandwich! Try this recipe with chicken breast as well.

4
Servings
108
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/3  cup  mayonnaise
  • basil leaves, chopped finely
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • slices multi-grain bread
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil
  • Leftover turkey, as desired
  • thin slices Gruyère cheese

Directions

In a small mixing bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, basil, zest, and juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Brush 1 side of each slice of bread with olive oil. Spread the basil mayonnaise on the opposite side of each slice. Top 4 of the slices of bread (olive oil side down) with turkey. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste. Add 2 slices of cheese over the turkey and top with the remaining 4 pieces of bread (olive oil side up). Heat a sandwich press and cook the sandwiches until golden and the cheese has melted.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
11mg
1%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
22mg
3%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
67mg
4%
Water
9g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Turkey Shopping Tip

Thanksgiving is not the only time to consume turkey. Now readily available year-round, be sure to take advantage of this chicken substitute.

Turkey Cooking Tip

For juicy meat, be sure to brine the turkey.

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