• Traci Hatchett

Turkey Melt Sandwich, does the heart and soul good!

Forget about the tuna melt and try this healthy turkey melt sandwich that is filled with fresh veggies, smoked turkey and provolone cheese!

Who doesn't enjoy a good melted sandwich? This turkey melt sandwich is a unique twist on the classic tuna melt sandwich. It's easy to make and delicious to eat.


The key to this recipe is to follow the instructions step by step due to the amount of ingredients involved.


You can serve the turkey melt with a side of chips, french-fries or even a salad.


 

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices whole grain thin slice bread

  • 1/2 pound thick-sliced deli smoked turkey

  • 8 slices provolone cheese

  • 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons stone ground mustard

  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves

  • 1/2 small red onion thinly sliced and separated

  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts

  • Spreadable butter OR butter

Directions: 1. For each sandwich, spread mayo on one side of a piece of whole grain thin sliced bread and spread mustard on one side of another piece.


2. On top of the mayo, layer spinach leaves and red onion. On the mustard side, first layer turkey and then the provolone cheese. Put the sandwiches together and lightly spread butter on the top of each side.


3. Heat a large nonstick pan over medium-low heat. Add butter and melt. Carefully add two sandwiches, and cook for a couple of minutes or until the bread is nicely toasted. Flip and cook on the other side for a couple of minutes more or until the cheese is melty and the bread is lightly browned. Remove to a plate. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

4. Remove the piece of bread on the turkey side and add alfalfa sprouts. Close the sandwich, cut in half, and secure with a pick, if desired. Serve immediately.

 

With the Thanksgiving holiday being right around the corner, this sandwich is a great option for leftover turkey. Enjoy!

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