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Cran-Apple-Onion Open-Face Turkey Sammies

Serves 4

This is the perfect sammie for leftover turkey and cranberry sauce!


  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 Gala apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 tablespoons cranberry sauce, any style
  • 8 slices easy-melting cheese, such as Havarti, Swiss or cheddar
  • 12-16 slices leftover turkey or deli turkey
  • 2 crusty rolls, split and toasted


  1. Pre-heat the broiler.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the apple and onion and season with salt and pepper. Cook until softened, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Melt the remaining butter in a saucepot over medium heat. Sprinkle in the flour and whisk for 1 minute, then whisk in the stock and season with salt and pepper. Once thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, mix in the cranberry sauce. Dip the turkey slices into the gravy.
  4. To assemble each sammie, stack 3-4 slices of turkey, some apple and onion mixture and extra gravy and top with two slices of cheese. Place under the broiler to melt and warm through.