Perfect for a picnic lunch, this Thanksgiving-inspired sandwich teams pancetta, arugula, and turkey for gourmet flavor. Not a fan of blue cheese? Try soft Brie instead.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Allison R. Banks

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Spread 1 side of 6 bread slices with blue cheese. Layer with turkey, cranberry sauce, pancetta, and arugula. Spread 1 side of remaining 6 bread slices with mustard, and place, mustard sides down, on arugula.

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  • Note: We tested with Saga Classic Soft-Ripened Blue-Veined Cheese.

  • Bacon-Horseradish-Turkey Sandwiches: Substitute 6 split croissants for bread, 6 Havarti cheese slices for blue cheese, 6 cooked bacon slices for pancetta, and peach preserves for cranberry sauce. Stir 1 Tbsp. refrigerated horseradish into peach preserves. Proceed as directed.

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