Very Unusual Turkey Sandwich

Colleen Sowa


This is a spicy/sweet turkey sandwich that is a tradition at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Our family loves spicy/hot foods... and this one is a family favorite! It is a change from the ho-hum boring left overs. Each ingredient is important for this sandwich.

Writing this recipe has me longing for the holidays to arrive!


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5 Min
No-Cook or Other


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2 slice
white or wheat bread
1 Tbsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
favorite cranberry sauce
1-3 slice
1 Tbsp
italian giardinara (in oil)

How to Make Very Unusual Turkey Sandwich


  • Spread the two slices of bread with the mayonnaise
    1Spread the two slices of bread with the mayonnaise
  • This is jellied cranberry sauce on bread with mayo. (Sometimes I use whole cranberry sauce or home made cranberry sauce).
    2Add the cranberry sauce to one of the slices of bread with mayo.
  • Giardinara on bread with mayo. Giardinara is a combination of hot peppers, veggies and oil.
    3Put giardinara on the other slice of mayo bread.

    Place desired amount of turkey on the side with giardinara (it helps hold it on the bread when you make it a covered sandwich).
  • This is one tasty sandwich! It has all the food groups... bread, turkey, Mayo, cranberry sauce and giardinara!
    4Put the two slices of bread and fillings together to form the best sandwich on the planet! Cut on a diagonal and serve!
  • This is a messy sandwich... and an all time family favorite! (But it...
    5This is a messy sandwich... and an all time family favorite! (But it is too spicy for kids.... sorry.... this is for grown ups who like spicy!

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About Very Unusual Turkey Sandwich

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

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