Hot Turkey Sandwiches (For Leftover Turkey)

"This uses left-over chopped turkey. We grew up calling these "turkey burgers"- but that was before ground turkey, so I'm calling them "turkey sandwiches" to avoid any confusion. WE LOVE THESE. They were a favorite with my family when I was growing up, and now they are a favorite with my hubby and kids. Something nice and different. The melted cheese and mayo together are just heavenly. I like my cheese cut up in fairly large cubes, not diced. Adjust the onion to your taste. We look forward to thanksgiving left-overs just for this! FOR OAMC: leave out the mayo and freeze remaining ingredients (expect buttered buns) in an airtight bag with all of the air removed. Let thaw in fridge before adding mayo."
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  • Mix together 1st 6 ingredients.
  • Butter bun halves, and spread mixture over buns.
  • Wrap each burger in foil, and bake at 350F for 20-30 minutes.

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  1. beckygredig
    Very Yummy!!! I have even made these for guests and they loved them!! Thanks for such a yummy recipe... I made it exactly as written.
  2. PixiBlossom
    I am a turkey and cheese lover. This sandwich is absolutely divine. A great change from just warmed up leftover turkey. This is a great sandwich anytime and is simple to make!
  3. Lady in love
    Wow, this is the best left over turkey recipe. Not your normal turkey sandwich, it is nice to have a change even from an old favorite! My husband asked for this twice in one week ! Great Hot sandwich on a cold night.


Hello! My name is Carla. I have 5 kids ages 10 and under. I love to cook, sing, paint, bicycle, and play piano. It's hard to squeeze in that many activities anymore though, but I still manage. I grew up in Alabama and learned to cook everything southern. I spent a lot of my childhood and all of my adult life in Colorado, the healtiest state in the nation. I've become a health and fitness fanatic. I'ts a real trick to balance healthy eating and southern cooking. I've learned to make a lot of modifications to make those southern dishes work for us though.
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