the jerk turk sandwich

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1. The Jerk Turk Sandwich
Jeff Mauro rubs a potent Jamaican jerk spice blend on the meat before grilling. "Mango's cooling sweetness helps balance the spiciness of the jerk," he says.

Get the recipe: The Jerk Turk Sandwich

greek turkey pita

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2. Greek Turkey Pita Sandwich
This Greek-inspired sandwich his heavy on cucumber and lettuce, but there's one essential step that makes it sing: "Don't skip grilling the pita," says Mauro. "The heat makes it pliant and fragrant."

Get the recipe: Greek Turkey Pita Sandwich
turkey banh mi

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3. Turkey Banh Mi Sandwich
Mauro's twist on banh mi, the Vietnamese sandwich, substitutes turkey for the more traditional roast pork and pâté.

Get the recipe: Turkey Banh Mi Sandwich

citrus turkey salad wrap

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4. Citrus Turkey Salad Wrap
This tangy wrap gets its flavor from mandarin oranges, and has plenty of texture thanks to roasted peanuts. "I love adding nuts to a sandwich," says Mauro. They deliver phenomenal texture without getting soggy."

Get the recipe: Citrus Turkey Salad Wrap

italian turkey melt

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5. Italian Turkey Melt Sandwich
If you can't find focaccia for this cheesy delicacy, substitute ciabatta rolls and brush olive oil on the cut sides.

Get the recipe: Italian Turkey Melt Sandwich

cranberry bbq turkey sandwich

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6. Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Sandwich
Knock out multiple Thanksgiving leftovers in a single sandwich. "Cranberries, fried onions, Turkey—these are familiar fall favorites," Mauro says. "But combining them with a barbecue sauce takes them in a new direction."

Get the recipe: Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Sandwich

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