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Cranberry Turkey Tramezzino

All the flavours of a holiday meal in one dish: Turkey, Cranberry and even Sage. Delicious!

December 10th, 2015

Recipe courtesy of I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Gifts, Decorations and Recipes That Use Less and Mean More by Anna Getty, Zem Joaquin and Ron Hamad (Chronicle)

2 to 3
Cook Time
40 minutes
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp mayonnaise (regular or reduced fat)
  • 4 to 6 slices whole wheat bread
  • 12 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • 10 to 15 fresh sage leaves
  • 4 to 6 pieces sliced turkey
  • 4 to 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  1. Heat a small, non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and then the onions. Sauté until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Lower the heat to medium-low and continue cooking for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are caramelized.

  2. For each sandwich, spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on one slice of bread. Spread a thin layer of cranberry sauce on the other slice and sprinkle with pepper. Place 5 sage leaves over the cranberry sauce, followed by 2 slices of turkey and 1-1/2 slices of cheese. Top with a thin layer of caramelized onions and place the slice with mayonnaise on top. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

  3. Heat a grill pan on medium-high heat. Grill each sandwich 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until the cheese is melted, placing a metal lid on the sandwich to press it down.

  4. Remove the crusts and cut each sandwich into 4 rectangular pieces. Serve hot.

Nutrients Per Serving

452 calories, 23 g fat, 163 mg calcium, 442 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 26 g protein. Good source of niacin and iron

Cranberry Turkey Tramezzino

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