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Leftover Turkey Sandwiches on Sweet Potato Rolls

Sweet Potato Roll Turkey Sandwich (Thanksgiving Leftovers): Next time you make turkey sandwiches with leftover Thanksgiving turkey, use sweet potato rolls. These roll sandwiches are a big hit in our house.

The other day I shared some tips for Recipes for Leftover Turkey: Reducing Thanksgiving Waste (plus a few safety tips for freezing leftover turkey meat), but I couldn’t head out to my family Thanksgiving celebrations without sharing one more leftover turkey recipe with you

What is Thanksgiving without turkey sandwiches made from the leftover meat?

How to Make Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

I love this recipe for turkey sandwiches with Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls as the bread.

Top them with a little Cranberry Orange Walnut Relish and you’ve got one amazingly delicious and quick sandwich made from your leftovers.

We’ve made these rolls three times just so we can make the sandwiches again.

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No turkey dinner is worth going into debt.

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Tips for a Homemade Make-ahead Thanksgiving Dinner – Save time by following Tammy’s guidelines for making your holiday feast ahead of time.

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Leftover Turkey Sandwiches on Sweet Potato Rolls

Leftover Turkey Sandwiches on Sweet Potato Rolls

Yield: varies

I love using my sweet potato dinner rolls as the basis for Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches!

Ingredients

  • Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls
  • Cranberry Orange Walnut Relish or your favorite cranberry sauce
  • Leftover turkey
  • Thinly sliced Swiss Cheese

Instructions

  1. Warm the rolls if they are leftovers.
  2. Cut the rolls in half.
  3. Add a layer of sliced cheese and turkey to the bottom half of each roll.
  4. Top with cranberry sauce.
  5. Place the other half of the roll on the top. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 936Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 149mgSodium 424mgCarbohydrates 171gFiber 11gSugar 112gProtein 40g

GoodLifeEats.com offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although GoodLifeEats.com makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.

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ilovecooking

Saturday 19th of November 2011

Thanks so much for this recipe idea. It'll make a great new twist for the leftover turkey sandwiches I usually make

Molly Jo

Saturday 19th of November 2011

I love leftover recipes. I love being creative with food so that it's not always the same old meal.

Tessa @ Handle the Heat

Saturday 19th of November 2011

Already wishing I had leftovers! These look so tasty.

Jamie | My Baking Addiction

Saturday 19th of November 2011

These look so incredibly good! Definitely a perfect idea for those holiday leftovers!