Turkey Croissant Sandwiches

Turkey Croissant Sandwiches Recipe
Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto


Sunset reader James C. Hayes of Ridgecrest, California, makes ordinary turkey sandwiches spectacular with fresh vegetables and buttery croissants. Leftover roast turkey has the most flavor, but you can use sliced deli meat instead.


Serves 4
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 659
Caloriesfromfat 47 %
Protein 43 g
Fat 35 g
Satfat 15 g
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Sodium 557 mg
Cholesterol 113 mg


4 croissant rolls (2.5 oz. each), split horizontally
1/2 cup softened chive cream cheese
1 large tomato, cut into 4 slices
1/2 English cucumber, cut into long strips
1 ripe avocado, sliced
1 pound sliced roasted turkey or turkey deli meat


Spread insides of croissants with cream cheese. Lay 1 tomato slice and a few cucumber and avocado slices on each croissant bottom. Set turkey on top of vegetables and put croissant tops in place.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

James C. Hayes, Ridgecrest, CA,


November 2011
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