Turkey Sandwich With Spicy Cranberry Spread

turkey-sandwich-spicy-cranberry Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Dawn Sinkowski


  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce (or any leftover cranberry sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices whole-wheat bread, divided
  • 4 teaspoons light mayonnaise
  • 12 ounces cooked, thinly sliced turkey breast
  • 4 large green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 4 (1-ounce) slices Asiago cheese


1. Put cranberry sauce, mustard, and horseradish in a small bowl, and mix together with a whisk.

2. Spread 2 tablespoons of the mixture on each of 4 slices of bread.

3. Toast the bread slices until they are golden brown.

4. Spread 1 teaspoon of the mayonnaise on each of the remaining 4 slices of bread.

5. Layer 3 ounces sliced turkey, 1 lettuce leaf, and 1 slice cheese on each of the bread slices spread with cranberry sauce. Top each sandwich with the remaining slice of bread. Cut sandwiches in half.

    Prep: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 422
Fat per serving: 12g
Saturated fat per serving: 6g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 38g
Carbohydrate per serving: 39g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 98mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 758mg
Calcium per serving: 266mg