Turkey Hero Recipe
Turkey Hero Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Who says sandwiches have to be boring? Here, a special cream cheese and ranch dressing spread adds zest to the hearty turkey, cheese and vegetables. Get set to slice up second helpings! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • Pinch garlic powder
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, split lengthwise
  • Shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced Swiss cheese
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced

Directions

In a small bowl, beat the first four ingredients until smooth. Spread on both cut surfaces of bread. Layer lettuce, turkey, cheese and tomatoes on bottom half of bread. Top with the other half. Cut into serving-size pieces. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Hero in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p5

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 467 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein.

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • Pinch garlic powder
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, split lengthwise
  • Shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced Swiss cheese
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  1. In a small bowl, beat the first four ingredients until smooth. Spread on both cut surfaces of bread. Layer lettuce, turkey, cheese and tomatoes on bottom half of bread. Top with the other half. Cut into serving-size pieces. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Hero in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p5

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grannygourmet User ID: 3148826 21621
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2009

"This is a good, but not great sandwich. If I make it again, I will use provolone cheese as the combo of the Swiss with the dressing was a little overpowering."

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