Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa Recipe

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Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa Recipe
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Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa Recipe

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This is the first recipe I created on my own. The pineapple brightens the flavor of the turkey mixture. Feel free to use rolls in place of the French bread. —Andrea Boyer, Lenore, Idaho
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 2 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
  • 1 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey
  • 6 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • AIOLI:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, tomatoes, onion and cilantro; set aside.
Cut bread in half horizontally; place cut sides up on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 4-5 minutes or until toasted; remove top half from pan. Layer bottom half with turkey and cheese. Bake 10-13 minutes longer or until turkey is heated through and cheese is melted.
Meanwhile, combine the aioli ingredients in a small bowl. Carefully spread over cheese; top with salsa. Replace bread top; cut into six slices. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa in Taste of Home November 2011 , p73

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 666 calories, 33g fat (8g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 848mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 39g protein.

  • 1-1/4 cups finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 2 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
  • 1 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey
  • 6 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • AIOLI:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, tomatoes, onion and cilantro; set aside.
  2. Cut bread in half horizontally; place cut sides up on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 4-5 minutes or until toasted; remove top half from pan. Layer bottom half with turkey and cheese. Bake 10-13 minutes longer or until turkey is heated through and cheese is melted.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the aioli ingredients in a small bowl. Carefully spread over cheese; top with salsa. Replace bread top; cut into six slices. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa in Taste of Home November 2011 , p73

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lmgyellow User ID: 6436691 196111
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"Nice combination of flavors. I used red onion. This was not enough to make 6 servings in my family, needed to double."

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