Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Classic Turkey Club Sandwich with Cajun Mayonnaise

A classic turkey club sandwich with deli turkey, crisp bacon, garden fresh tomatoes, romaine lettuce and finished with a spicy Cajun mayonnaise.

Classic Turkey Club Sandwich

Recently we were having a discussion on the Facebook page about what to eat when it's too hot to cook and two of the most popular responses were tomato sandwiches and BLTs - both of which I love. I couldn't help but think of an old fashioned club sandwich though, so the next time I cooked some bacon, you know I planned a few extra slices to have ready for one! Sliced turkey breast, crisp bacon, garden fresh tomatoes and lettuce, sandwiched between lightly toasted bread with a bit of mayo - what a great summer sandwich! Be sure to sprinkle just a bit of salt and pepper on those tomatoes too to really bring out their garden fresh flavor.

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This is really another one of those non-recipe recipes, I've suggested a Cajun Mayonnaise just in case ya might like to kick it up a bit.  Hopefully, like the Classic Patty Melt, this will serve as a reminder that you probably haven't had one of these in awhile, and ... that you should remedy that!

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Recipe: Classic Turkey Club Sandwich

©From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish
Prep/Cook time: 15 min Yield: 1 Sandwich

Per Sandwich:

  • 3 slices of wheat or white bread, toasted
  • Regular or Cajun mayonnaise
  • 2 to 3 slices of turkey breast meat
  • 2 slices of crisp cooked bacon
  • Sliced fresh tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded Lettuce

Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on one side of two slices of the bread. Add the turkey breast to one slice and top with the other slice, mayonnaise side down. To the top of the bread, add more mayonnaise, and top with the bacon, then the tomato and last, the lettuce. Spread a light layer of mayonnaise on the last slice of toasted bread. Push toothpicks all the way through into each quarter section of the sandwich and cut into quarters.


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