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hot turkey sandwiches

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Brandi Kirkpatrick
Burley, ID

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.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hot turkey sandwiches

  • 2 Tbsp
    margarine or butter
  • 2 sm
    carrots, thinly sliced diagonally (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 md
    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
    (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)
  • 4
    french sandwich rolls, split

How To Make hot turkey sandwiches

  • 1
    In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, in hot margarine, cook carrots, onion, celery, and thyme until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Stir in gravy. Heat to boiling. Add turkey. Heat through, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Lightly butter bread, place on a cookie sheet and broil until slightly golden. Place bread on serving plates.
  • 4
    Divide turkey and gravy mixture evenly among bread slices. (Can top with cheese and broil if you desire.)