Black Russian Sandwiches

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Total Time
5 mins
5 mins

A very tasty sandwich recipe. My mother learned this from a friend, and it has become a favorite lunch to impress guests with.

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  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 8 ounces sliced smoked turkey breast
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 12 cup sliced almonds
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • lettuce (optional)
  • tomato (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Arrange almonds on a cookie sheet and toast for 5 minutes.
  3. Mix mayonnaise and ketchup together.
  4. Toast Pumpernickel bread.
  5. Spread mayonnaise mixture on the toasted bread.
  6. Layer turkey& bacon.
  7. Top with toasted almonds.
  8. Optional: Lettuce and Tomato can also be added.
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4 5

This was a nice, tasty sandwich and made a great brown-bag work lunch. I am not a huge fan of almonds, but tried them in the sandwich anyway. I think next time, I would try with toasted walnuts or pecans. Just a personal preference. Thanks for posting this one.

5 5

This was my lunch yesterday and I loved it. Five of my co - workers took a byte and they all enjoyed it. I did use some cheese, and tomato. Adding the almonds make the difference. Its defenatly a keeper. Thanks!

5 5

I tried this recipe when my friends visited and it got rave reviews! I added some swiss cheese and it was a wonderful lunch.