November Recipes

Thanksgiving Leftovers Pressed-Turkey Sandwiches

Pressed turkey sandwiches made with Thanksgiving leftovers
Hands On:
15 minutes
Total Time:
37 minutes
Serves:
2

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
  • 4 large slices Hy-Vee Bakery San Francisco sourdough bread
  • 4 slices Hy-Vee deli style Swiss cheese slices
  • 1 cup sliced or mashed leftover candies sweet potatoes
  • 8 oz sliced leftover cooked turkey
  • ¼ cup leftover turkey gravy
  • 1 cup leftover bread stuffing or dressing
  • 2 tbsp Hy-Vee salted butter, softened
  • ½ cup leftover cranberry sauce
  • ⅔ cup packed baby arugula
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Preparation

1
Spread mustard on one side of bread slices. Top 2 slices with cheese.
2
Layer sweet potatoes, turkey, gravy, and stuffing on top of cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, mustard side down.
3
Heat a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spread 1½ teaspoons butter on top of each sandwich. Place sandwiches in skillet with buttered sides down. Place a heavy saucepan or skillet on top to press sandwiches down firmly.
4
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until bread is golden. Spread remaining 1 tablespoon butter on top of sandwiches; turn sandwiches over. Press down with saucepan or skillet; cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until golden and hot in center. Remove from skillet.
5
Lift slices of bread without cheese. Spoon cranberry sauce over stuffing. Top with arugula. Close sandwiches. Cut in half before serving.

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