So after Thanksgiving, you generally have a few leftovers to choose from.  I love grilling sandwiches as you know – my regular Sunday activity.  This sandwich combines the turkey and the cranberry.  Instead of overdoing it with the stuffing, I added some mild provolone as my melting cheese.  Note to self, Grilled Turkey Cheese & Cranberry Sauce Sandwich for next year.

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  • 2 slices of Italian white bread
  • 3 slices of turkey
  • 2 pieces of provolone
  • 2 – 3 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • 1 tbsp each canola oil and butter


Add the oil and butter to a skillet on medium heat.  Add the bread and cook on both sides until brown.

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I added a little more butter when I flipped the bread.  By cooking both sides this type of bread stays firmer.  Remove the bread from the skillet and play on a baking tray. Top with the cheese and place in an oven pre-heated at 325 degrees.  Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until the cheese melts.

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Remove from the oven and top with the turkey and then the cranberry.

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Combine the two sides of the bread and dig in.  I actually ate mine by putting more cranberry sauce on the plate and dipping my sandwich in the sauce.

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