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Turkey Waldorf Sandwiches Recipe

The fresh fruity filling for this sandwich is a nice variation of a classic. My clan loves the cool and creamy combination, so I serve these sandwiches often for a light lunch or dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 3 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1 medium red apple, chopped
  • 1 medium green apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 16 hard rolls, split

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, pressing out excess juice; discard all but 1/4 cup juice. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, turkey, apples, walnuts and celery.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, poppy seeds, lemon peel, vanilla, seasoning blend and reserved pineapple juice. Pour over turkey mixture and toss well. Chill. Serve on rolls. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 314 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.