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day after thanksgiving turkey panini

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Diane Atherton

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! My photo

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Sandwich Press

Ingredients For day after thanksgiving turkey panini

  • 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

How To Make day after thanksgiving turkey panini

  • 1
    Mix dijon mustard and apricot preserves together; set aside.
  • 2
    Mix cranberry sauce and chopped pecans; set aside.
  • 3
    Spread 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.
  • 4
    Slather 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.