Creative Turkey Sandwich Recipes to Try

Last night's leftover turkey is your ticket to a fabulous lunch.

Turkey Sandwich With Cream Cheese and Bacon
Photo: Charles Masters

Turkey sandwiches are a go-to lunch option because they are filling, inherently comforting, and appeal to many palates. But let's be honest, sometimes a simple turkey sandwich with lettuce, tomato, and mayo can get boring.

Will a pinch of chipotle powder, ground turkey, or some artisanal bread liven up your lunch box? We're sharing a few of our favorite sandwich recipes that take your turkey from bland to mouthwatering.

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Turkey Banh Mi

Turkey Banh Mi
Brie Passano

Try this turkey variation of a classic Vietnamese banh mi sandwich with pickled veggies and a crusty baguette.

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Turkey Sloppy Joes

Turkey Sloppy Joes With Coleslaw
Raymond Hom

Cook these comforting, kid-friendly sandwiches by browning the turkey in a hot skillet until the meat is golden-brown. Add coleslaw on the side or on top of the sandwich for a colorful crunch.

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Chipotle Turkey Club

Chipotle Turkey Club Recipe
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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Grilled Turkey Zucchini Burgers

Open-face Grilled Turkey-Zucchini Burgers with chips on the side on a white plate
Caitlin Bensel

Grated zucchini and ground cumin make this healthy turkey burger option taste moist and delicious.

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Turkey and Cheese Pupusas

Turkey Pupusas
Brie Passano

This "sandwich" takes the classic carved turkey to the next level by adding masa harina, mozzarella cheese, and pickled red onions.

Get the Recipe: Turkey and Cheese Pupusas

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