Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto   Photo by: Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto  

Turkey Croissant Sandwiches

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.

Sunset NOVEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Total:20 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 659
  • Calories from fat: 47%
  • Protein: 43g
  • Fat: 35g
  • Saturated fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrate: 44g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Sodium: 557mg
  • Cholesterol: 113mg

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Turkey Croissant Sandwiches recipe