Monday, June 7, 2010

Summer Sandwich Satisfaction

As the summer sun comes out to play, there are some days you just don't want to have to turn on a stove.  It's times like these where I break out the leftovers and get creative!

Today's sandwich started with some leftover Christmas day turkey. Say what?!? On Christmas day, I took leftover turkey breast and portioned it out, vacuum-sealed it, and frozen it. This was the last batch. You obviously could use fresh turkey breast or even chicken to make this easy summer sandwich. One summer tip is to cook a large turkey breast one evening and you are set!

In addition to the turkey breast, you will need these two babies:

Original Garlic Gold and Harry & David Red Pepper and Cheese Spread!

The recipe is really easy:

4 ounces of shredded turkey breast
2 tbsp of red pepper spread
1 tsp Original Garlic Gold
ground pepper
hot sauce (if desired, just a couple dashes)

Mix it up and let it sit for a little while for the flavors to come together. I served mine on sandwich thins, but it would also be great on a salad. This serves two people or one very hungry person. The Garlic Gold adds a crunch to the sandwich and the spread gives it a creamy texture without adding a lot of calories.

One serving of the recipes (makes two servings), does not include bread: Calories 112, Fat 3.5g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 17.5g

Garlic Gold Nutrition Facts (1 tsp): Calories 40, Fat 4.33g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 0g

Harry and David Red Pepper and Cheese Spread Nutrition Facts (2 tbsp): Calories 30, Fat 2g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 1g


Chef Dennis Littley said...

that garlic gold sounds really good!! I am going to have to look for it!
thanks for sharing!!

Angie's Recipes said...

The sandwich looks very delicious...and I am sure I would love that garlic spread.

Mo Diva said...

that look phenomenal! I still havent frozen fresh meat... im afriad LOL. go figure.

Carolyn Jung said...

The beauty of the freezer! When you cook a lot and store some away for later, it's so great because you get to enjoy something tasty and wonderful all over again months later.


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