12 Creative Turkey Sandwich Recipes

Turkey Sandwich With Cream Cheese and Bacon
Photo: Charles Masters

Transform your Thanksgiving leftovers with these inventive roast turkey sandwich ideas.

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Turkey Sandwich With Cream Cheese and Bacon

Turkey Sandwich With Cream Cheese and Bacon
Charles Masters

Smoky bacon and chive cream cheese make this a perfect day-after-Thanksgiving breakfast.

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Turkey Sandwich With Provolone and Pickled Vegetables

Turkey Sandwich With Provolone and Pickled Vegetables
Charles Masters

Pile giadiniera (mixed pickled vegetables) and sliced turkey onto crusty ciabatta bread for an Italian twist on an American classic.

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Turkey Sandwich With Watercress and Apple

Turkey Sandwich With Watercress and Apple
Charles Masters

Thinly-sliced apples lend a crisp sweetness to this tasty lunch.

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Turkey Sandwiches With Apples and Walnut Mayo

Turkey Sandwiches With Apple and Walnut Mayo
Tina Rupp

Upgrade store-bought mayo by mixing in Dijon mustard, walnuts, and parsley. Add a few drops of hot sauce for a fiery kick.

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Turkey and Cranberry Chutney Sandwich

Turkey and Cranberry Chutney Sandwich
Tom Schierlitz

This sandwich takes the classic Thanksgiving combo to the next level by adding toasted pecans, sliced Brie, and fresh arugula.

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Chipotle Turkey Club

Chipotle Turkey Club
Tom Schierlitz

Spread a simple homemade chipotle sauce on thick multigrain bread, then pile on classic fixings like Cheddar cheese and crispy bacon.

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Turkey Reubens

Turkey Reubens
David Prince

Cook these comforting, toasty sandwiches in a hot skillet until the bread is golden-brown and the cheese is completely melted.

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Double-Onion Turkey Sandwich

Double-Onion Turkey Sandwich
Tom Schierlitz

If you’re making onion rolls for Thanksgiving dinner, set aside a few to make these standout sandwiches.

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Asian Turkey Sandwich With Hoisin Mayonnaise

Peel cucumbers and carrots into thin strips, then layer with turkey, scallions, and fresh mint for an Asian twist on Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Open-Face Turkey and Nectarine Sandwich

Open-Face Turkey and Nectarine Sandwich
Marcus Nilsson

A peppery arugula salad balances out the lingering sweetness of honey mustard, Vidalia onions, and ripe nectarines.

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Turkey and Pesto Panini

Turkey and Pesto Panini
Marcus Nilsson

Layer roast turkey, Swiss, and onion on bread, then grill or cook in a panini press until the bread is crisp and the cheese has melted.

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Turkey, Smashed Peas, and Pesto Sandwich

Turkey, Smashed Peas, and Pesto Sandwich
Danny Kim

Mashed peas give this sandwich great texture and a bright pop of color.

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