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leftover turkey sandwich
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Leftover Turkey Grilled Cheese

Stuffed full of spinach, turkey, gruyere, and apple butter: this is the perfect way to use up your leftover turkey!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: leftover turkey recipes
Servings: 3 small sandwiches
Author: Marianne

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 6 slices good quality bread
  • 8 ounces gruyere cheese shredded
  • 1 cup leftover turkey cooked, and torn into large pieces
  • 1/2 cup apple butter
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Set a skillet over medium heat. Wilt the spinach in 1/2 teaspoon olive oil and then set aside. Spread 1/2 Tablespoon mayonnaise on one side of each piece of bread.
  • Place three pieces of bread, mayo side down, into the hot skillet. Top each piece with 1/6 of the gruyere, 1/3 of the turkey, 1/3 of the spinach, and roughly 2 Tablespoons of apple butter.
  • Cook until the edges of the bread are crispy and the cheese starts to melt ( about 3 minutes). Top each piece with the remaining cheese, and another piece of bread, mayo side up.
  • Carefully flip each sandwich so the untoasted mayo side is now down. Cook for another 3 - 4 minutes, or until the rest of the cheese melts.
  • Serve with more apple butter for dipping!