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Thanksgiving Sandwich: the delicious, smart way to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers

Total time: 10 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 2 people
By Cookist
2 tbsp
Dijon mustard
2 tbsp
sourdough, toasted
4 slices
leftover roasted turkey
2 cups
leftover mashed potatoes
1/2 cup
cranberry sauce
1/2 cup
leftover stuffing
1/2 cup
gravy, warmed
1/4 cup
Baby spinach
1/4 cup

Everyone loves all the tasty dishes served up at Thanksgiving dinner, but no matter how much you and your family eat, there are always leftovers. So what's the best way to make the most out of your Thanksgiving leftovers? With a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich! It's a mouthwatering, easy-to-make sandwich that you can customize to your tastes and what kind of leftovers you have in your fridge. The best part is there's no cooking involved!

While this version of Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich uses ingredients like cranberry sauce, stuffing, turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and gravy, you can use any Thanksgiving leftovers to make it. Love sweet potatoes, roasted veggies, or cranberry relish? Go ahead and add them to your sandwich! There's no wrong way to make your Thanksgiving sandwich – just use your favorites.

Tips for the Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

Get creative and use any leftovers you have. Sweet potatoes, candied yams, green bean casserole, and more are all delicious in a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich.

This sandwich is all about convenience, but for an even tastier experience, you can warm up the turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing before assembling the sandwiches.

Serve your Thanksgiving leftovers sandwiches with a side of French fries, sweet potato fries, potato chips, or a green salad.


How to Store Thanksgiving Sandwich

Thanksgiving sandwiches can be wrapped in cling film and stored in the fridge for up to 2 days.

How to Make Thanksgiving Sandwich

Whisk mayonnaise and mustard in a bowl. Spread onto two slices of toast.

Layer each of the two pieces of toast with 1 cup turkey, ¼ cup mashed potatoes, 2 tablespoons cranberry sauce, ¼ cup stuffing, 2 tablespoons of spinach, and drizzle 2 tablespoons of gravy to finish.

Close the sandwiches with the remaining pieces of toast, and serve.


Cut your sandwich in half to make it easier to eat.

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