Hot Turkey Sandwiches

Brandi Kirkpatrick


This was one of my first ever recipes. My college roommates loved it and it's a great way to use up leftover turkey!!!

You can of course toss in any other leftovers that you like as well: cranberries, stuffing, other veggies, etc.

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10 Min


10 Min


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is one delicious way to use up your leftover turkey! We love that this was the first recipe Brandi ever developed... a tasty sign of wonderful things to come!


2 Tbsp
margarine or butter
2 small
carrots, thinly sliced diagonally (about 1/2 cup)
1 medium
onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/4 c
sliced celery
3/4 tsp
snipped fresh thyme leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
1 can(s)
(10-1/2 oz) turkey gravy or 1-1/4 cups homemade turkey gravy
turkey, cooked, sliced or chopped (several pieces of turkey per sandwich)
french sandwich rolls, split

Directions Step-By-Step

In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, in hot margarine, cook carrots, onion, celery, and thyme until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
Stir in gravy. Heat to boiling. Add turkey. Heat through, stirring occasionally.
Lightly butter bread, place on a cookie sheet and broil until slightly golden. Place bread on serving plates.
Divide turkey and gravy mixture evenly among bread slices. (Can top with cheese and broil if you desire.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #turkey sandwich