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Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa

 Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa
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
6 ServingsPrep: 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

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Turkey Sandwich with Pineapple Salsa (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • spread over cheese; top with salsa. Replace bread top; cut into six
  • slices. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 666 calories, 33 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 848 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 39 g protein.