Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Panini

Diane Hopson Smith


What a delicious way to use up some leftover turkey, ham, chicken, etc.

These were gobbled up quick! And rave reviews recieved! Even the guys loved them!

Hope you enjoy!

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5 Min
5 Min
Sandwich Press


1 Tbsp
apricot preserves
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1/4 c
leftover cranberry sauce
1/8 c
pecans, chopped
4 slice
ciabatta bread (also good on french bread)
4 slice
swiss cheese (or provolone or cheese of choice)
3/4 c
leftover turkey, shredded
4 Tbsp
butter, softened


1Mix dijon mustard and apricot preserves together; set aside.
2Mix cranberry sauce and chopped pecans; set aside.
3Spread all bread slices on one side with dijon mustard and apricot mixture; top with slice of swiss cheese, shredded turkey, cranberry mixture, another slice of swiss and top with other bread with dijon/apricot side down.
4Slather both sides of each sandwich generously with softened butter and grill in a panni press or in a heavy skillet, pressing with a spatula as they cook. Slice and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Collection: Thanksgiving 2.0
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #leftovers