Hot turkey sandwich, also known as an open faced turkey sandwich is the easiest, yet tasty way to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers! Soft bread topped with leftover turkey and leftover gravy for the perfect use of Thanksgiving leftovers.
Hot Turkey Sandwich
When you open up the fridge after Thanksgiving day you are bound to have a ton of left overs piled up on the shelves, and the best thing ever is using them up to make tasty meals.
Growing up I remember my Dad making us opened faced turkey sandwiches and they were so delicious. How such a simple combination could taste so good I have no idea, but we loved them. I have been making them for my kids for years with our Thanksgiving leftovers and I am not sure why I haven’t shared this with all of you.
It is such an easy recipe to make that goes perfect with any leftover holiday dinner side dishes you want to use up too.
Looking for what to make with Thanksgiving Leftovers? Check these out!
- Gobbler Sandwich
- Turkey Tetrazzini
- Turkey Noodle Soup
- Thanksgiving Leftover Charcuterie Board
- Sweet Potato Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
- Turkey Dinner Rollup
What is a Hot turkey Sandwich?
I am not sure a hot turkey sandwich actually counts as a recipe, but that it is more of a way to enjoy the leftovers from Thanksgiving but it is something that we have enjoyed since I was a kid. A hot turkey sandwich is 2 pieces of bread on a plate, topped with reheated turkey and gravy and eaten with a fork and knife.
What to Serve with Hot Turkey Sandwiches
If we are enjoying them for lunch then we tend to just have the sandwiches. If we are having them for dinner then we serve the left over side dishes from Thanksgiving dinner including Cranberry sauce, baked mac and cheese, Cheesy potato casserole, smashed potatoes, mashed potatoes, pearl onions in cream sauce and
Hot Turkey Sandwich Ingredients
How To make a Hot Turkey Sandwich
Reheat the turkey gravy in the microwave or on the stove.
Reheat the turkey in the microwave and shred into pieces.
Place a slice of bread on a plate, and place 1/2 cup turkey on each slice of bread.
Pour the gravy over the turkey.
Using a fork enjoy the opened face turkey sandwich.
Easy Sandwich Recipes
Hot Turkey Sandwich
- 2 cups turkey breast shredded
- 4 slices bread
- 1 cup turkey gravy
- Reheat the turkey gravy in the microwave or on the stove.
- Reheat the turkey in the microwave and shred into pieces.
- Place each slice of bread on a plate, and place 1/2 cup turkey on each slice of bread.
- Pour the gravy over the turkey.
- Using a fork enjoy the opened face turkey sandwich.