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Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Melts
with green beans

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min

Just for fun we wanted to throw these Thanksgiving-inspired flavors together at a completely unexpected time of year. There's something about turkey and cranberry sauce that seems a little mischievous (in a good way!) when the holidays are still months away.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Turkey, Brie, and Cranberry Melts:
  • Butter - 4 Tbsp
  • Sandwich bread - 8 slices (sourdough preferred)
  • Cheese, brie - 8 oz
  • Turkey, deli-sliced - 10 oz
  • Cranberry sauce - 1/2 cup (sub cranberry or raspberry jam)
Lemony Green Beans:
  • Green beans - 1 lb, trimmed
  • Oil, cooking - 2 tsp
  • Oil, olive - 2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
  • Mustard, Dijon - 1 tsp
  • Lemon zest - 1/2 tsp

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Prep

  1. Green beans - Trim green beans. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat a wok over medium-high heat for green beans. Add cooking oil and then green beans to heated oil. Saute for 10 to 12 minutes, until tender and browned in spots. Season with some salt and pepper.
  2. While green beans are cooking, spread butter on one side of each piece of bread. Lay out the half the bread slices buttered-side down. Top with brie (if the brie is too firm to spread with a knife, cut it into slices), then with turkey and cranberry sauce. Finish with remaining slices of bread, buttered-side up.
  3. Heat up a griddle or a skillet over medium heat. Place sandwiches onto heated surface (as many as can fit) and press down throughout the grilling process with a spatula. Flip once the first side is golden, ~ 3 to 4 minutes. Move sandwiches onto cooling rack and keep warm until you're ready to eat.
  4. When green beans are finished cooking, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, mustard and lemon zest. Toss with green beans and season with some salt and pepper.
  5. Serve sandwiches with green beans on the side. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (87)
Gluten-free (5)
Paleo (8)
Vegetarian (11)

28 reviews

So simple and delicious!

By: Kelsey
Posted: Dec 27, 2017
Diet: Gluten-free
0 Helpful

Interesting but good sandwich! Probably couldn't eat it often, but flavors worked well.

By: Elissa
Posted: Dec 23, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Made the regular version for myself and loved it. Hubby had the veggie version with raspberry jam instead of cranberry sauce and said it was just ok.

By: Rita
Posted: Oct 30, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Don't usually like mushrooms, but I liked the cooking method for the sandwiches

By: Dalia
Posted: Oct 18, 2017
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

One of my favorite recipes on here.

By: Julie
Posted: Oct 11, 2017
Diet: Original
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Also great with other seasonal jams - blueberry in the summer!

By: Leah
Posted: Sep 10, 2017
Diet: Original
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