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turkey bacon melt with cranberry aeoli sauce

Recipe by
Lisa Huxhold
Elk River, MN

Had something similar at a restaurant and recreated it.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Griddle

Ingredients For turkey bacon melt with cranberry aeoli sauce

  • 3/4 lb
    deli style smoked turkey
  • 6 slice
    swiss cheese
  • 12 slice
    cranberry wild rice bread (country hearth makes one that i like)
  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked crisp
  • 1 lg
    tomato, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 1/2 c
    canned cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp
    prepared spicy brown mustard (i use guldens)

How To Make turkey bacon melt with cranberry aeoli sauce

  • 1
    Mix Aioli ingredients and refrigerate. Can be made several hours or even several days beforehand.
  • 2
    Butter one side of each piece of bread and place butter side down on pan. On six of the slices place a slice of swiss cheese.
  • 3
    Divide the turkey and place on top of the cheese and then top this with once piece of bacon (works good to divide each slice into 3 pieces).
  • 4
    Turn heat to medium. On the 6 pieces of bread with nothing yet on them spread approx 1 Tablespoon of the aioli.
  • 5
    When the bread is toasty and the cheese is melting place the tomatoes on top of the bacon and close each sandwich by placing the aioli side onto the bacon.
  • 6
    Serve with additional aioli on the side.

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