Ultimate turkey panini – made with holiday leftovers

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You will want to make this turkey panini sandwich long after the holiday turkey leftovers are done with.

Roast turkey, arugula and sharp Cheddar along with cranberry mayo are layered between pumpernickel bread then cooked until toasted.
Ultimate Leftover Turkey Panini
Leftover turkey panini recipe

1/2 cup cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Ginger, Ground
2 tablespoons butter, melted
8 slices pumpernickel bread
1 pound sliced roast turkey
1 cup baby arugula leaves
4 slices sharp Cheddar cheese


Mix cranberry sauce, mayonnaise and ginger in small bowl. Set aside. Spread butter on 1 side of each slice of bread. Place 4 of the bread slices, buttered-side down, on cutting board.

Top with turkey, cranberry spread, arugula leaves and cheese. Cover each with second slice of bread, buttered-side up.

Heat large skillet on medium heat. Place 2 of the sandwiches in skillet. Cook 2 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is toasted and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 2 sandwiches.

Serves 4

Nutritional information (amount per serving)

Calories: 550
Sodium: 773mg
Fat: 22g
Carbohydrates: 43g
Cholesterol: 150mg
Protein: 45g
Fiber: 4g

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