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cran-apple bbq pulled turkey sandwich

(5 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Buffalo, NY

A recipe from Thanksgiving Day leftovers. I try not to waste anything. So, this is a different sandwich I came up with using cranberry sauce, applesauce, turkey, and gravy. Even leftover dinner rolls can be used to make sliders.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh, what a delicious way to enjoy your turkey, gravy, and cranberry sauce leftovers. The shredded turkey absorbs the smoky and sweet sauce. You will love this so much, you'll make it year-round. We can't wait to make these easy sandwiches again.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(5 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cran-apple bbq pulled turkey sandwich

  • 3 c
    shredded leftover cooked turkey (chicken or pork)
  • 1 lg
    onion, sliced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/3 c
    cranberry sauce
  • 1/3 c
    chunky applesauce (cinnamon works well)
  • 1/4 c
    turkey gravy (chicken or pork)
  • 1/2 c
    bbq sauce
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • salt and pepper
  • 4
    crusty rolls (or 6-8 small slider rolls)

How To Make cran-apple bbq pulled turkey sandwich

  • Cooking onions in butter.
    In a saucepan on med-high cook sliced onion in butter and salt. Cook until slightly browned. Add garlic and cook for another min.
  • Remaining sauce ingredients added to the skillet.
    Combine onions and the rest of the ingredients (except turkey and rolls). Turn heat to med-low, stirring and cooking for 3-5 min.
  • Turkey added to the sauce.
    Stir in turkey. Cover and continue warming for another five minutes or until warmed through.
  • Turkey mixture on a roll.
    Serve on rolls. Goes great with apple coleslaw on the side or on top of shredded turkey.