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Turkey Cranberry Grilled Cheese

Transform your leftovers into the easiest and most amazing post-Thanksgiving sandwich. It will be the BEST grilled cheese!

Turkey Cranberry Grilled Cheese - Transform your leftovers into the easiest and most amazing post-Thanksgiving sandwich. It will be the BEST grilled cheese!

Thanksgiving leftovers have never looked so messy, so cheesy, and just so darn good.

And the best part about this is that you just need 6 ingredients for the most epic grilled cheese of your life, and the two main ingredients should be hoarded home with the rest of your leftovers.

You have your cranberry sauce, turkey, good-quality cheese (the most important ingredient of all), sourdough, Dijon mustard, and butter (no wait, I lied, this is the most important ingredient of all).

That’s it.

If you’re low on turkey, ham is also a great substitute. You can also substitute deli-meat so you can have this 365 days out of the year.

Turkey Cranberry Grilled Cheese - Transform your leftovers into the easiest and most amazing post-Thanksgiving sandwich. It will be the BEST grilled cheese!

See, I got you covered all year.

Turkey Cranberry Grilled Cheese

Transform your leftovers into the easiest and most amazing post-Thanksgiving sandwich. It will be the BEST grilled cheese!

10 minutes10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, sliced
  • 12 ounces roasted turkey, sliced
  • 8 tablespoons cranberry sauce
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Spread 4 slices of bread with Dijon mustard. Layer with cheese, turkey and cranberry sauce; top with remaining bread.
  3. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter, spreading butter all the way to to the edges of the bread.
  4. Place sandwiches in the skillet, pressing down lightly with the back of a spatula. Cover and cook until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  5. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 870.8 Calories from Fat 313.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.8g 54%
Saturated Fat 19.5g 98%
Trans Fat 0.7g
Cholesterol 168.1mg 56%
Sodium 1205.8mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 89.6g 30%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16%
Sugars 17.2g
Protein 57.6g 115%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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10 comments

  1. Any suggestions for an alternative to Monterey Jack cheese?

  2. Melt-in-your-mouth Cranberry Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich, great way to use . soo yummmiii

  3. This was yummy!!! Great way to use leftovers! Install ms office in your system.

  4. looks yami and delicious. thansk for the post

  5. CHUNGAH

    A perfect way to use up leftovers,  Looks  yami delicious….

    Dharmendar Rai 

  6. This was yummy!!!  Great way to use leftovers!

  7. A perfect way to use up leftovers!  Looks delicious! 

  8. Oooooh this sounds excellent! Thanks for the idea!