Toasted Turkey Cranberry Arugula Sandwich


It’s turkey season and this week we experimented with several different ways to make a turkey cranberry sandwich – grilled, plain, toasted, with cream cheese, with gruyere, etc. – in our what-are-we-having-for-lunch test kitchen. The winner? Hands down favorite was simple sliced turkey breast with cranberry sauce and arugula, on toast with mayo and Dijon mustard.

What’s your favorite turkey sandwich? (Let us know in the comments)

Toasted Turkey Cranberry Arugula Sandwich Recipe




Toast 2 slices of bread. Spread mustard on one slice, mayo on the other. To the slice with mustard, add the turkey breast, then the cranberry sauce, then the arugula leaves. Top with the other slice of bread. Cut in half.

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  • rlearly

    I really like turkey with cranberry and camembert. Especially if you heat it up and melt the camembert.

  • Eric

    There’s a German bakery/restaurant around here called Guglhupf that makes an incredible Turkey, Brie, and Cranberry Apple Chutney Panini. Not too difficult to make on your own, and just incredible.

  • B.Swetnam

    My mouth is watering just reading the comments. I’m certainly going to try some of the other suggestions. I am such a stuffing/dressing lover that I always have to include some leftover stuffing on my sandwich also, yes, cold stuffing. Now if I can just figure out how to get the mashed sweet potatoes on there I’ll be good to go. Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

  • ellison

    You can try a variation of turkey and cranberry with sprouts. I discovered these in Australia. Yum.

  • Stephanie

    Another yummy sandwich:
    -Turkey (smoked is delish)
    -Sourdough (or any other yummy bakery bread)
    -Brie cheese, sliced
    -Cranberry sauce or Rasberry jelly or currant jelly
    -mixed greens

    The turkey, brie, and berries taste fabulous together.

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