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Ultimate Leftover Turkey Panini

Serve with a soup or side salad
Ultimate Leftover Turkey Panini
Photo courtesy of Mccormick

This recipe is perfect for picnics, get-togethers, or even the day after a big holiday. It's served with roast turkey, arugula, sharp cheddar and cranberry mayo.  

Recipe courtesy of McCormick 


  • 1/2 Cup cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 1 Pound sliced roast turkey
  • 1 Cup baby arugula leaves
  • 4 slices sharp Cheddar cheese


Mix cranberry sauce, mayonnaise and ginger in small bowl.

Set aside.

Spread butter on 1 side of each slice of bread.

Place 4 of the bread slices, buttered-side down, on cutting board.

Top with turkey, cranberry spread, arugula leaves and cheese.

Cover each with second slice of bread, buttered-side up.

Heat large skillet on medium heat.

Place 2 of the sandwiches in skillet.

Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.

Repeat with remaining 2 sandwiches.