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Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches

About This Recipe

This recipe appears in: Day-After-Thanksgiving Brunch Menu


  • 1 ficelle or thin baguette
  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 7 slices of Munster cheese
  • 1/2 pound of thinly sliced roasted turkey breast
  • 6 slices of good bacon, roasted at 425 degrees for 10 minutes
  • 1 cup of frisée lettuce


  1. 1

    Slice the baguette in half horizontally.

  2. 2

    Combine the mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and paint it on both halves of the bread.

  3. 3

    Fold each slice of Munster in half, and arrange, overlapping, so all the slices fit onto the bottom piece of ficelle.

  4. 4

    Arrange the turkey on top of the cheese, followed by the bacon, and then the frisée.

  5. 5

    Top with the top of the bread, and slice into as many sandwiches as your require.

  6. 6

    Serve like this, or put into a Panini press for toasted sandwiches.


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