Barbecue Turkey Sandwiches

Barbecue Turkey Sandwiches Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is another way that my family likes leftover turkey. It's quick and tasty.


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15 Min
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  • 1 small
    red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    red cabbage, finely shredded (i usually use a coleslaw mix)
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 lb
    thickly sliced cooked turkey meat, cut into matchstick-size strips
  • 2/3 c
    purchased barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 c
    homemade turkey broth or low-salt chicken broth
  • 4
    soft sandwich buns, halved, toasted (or hamburger buns)

How to Make Barbecue Turkey Sandwiches


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in medium bowl. Let stand at room temperature until onion softens, tossing occasionally, about 2 hours; or cover and chill up to 1 day.
  2. Combine turkey, barbecue sauce, and broth in medium nonstick skillet. Bring to simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer until heated through, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Arrange bottoms of buns on plates. Spoon turkey mixture onto buns. Using tongs, pile pickled-onion mixture atop turkey. Cover with top halves of buns.

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About Barbecue Turkey Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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