Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Panini

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Panini


4 sandwiches


25 minutes


30 minutes

  • 2 thinly sliced sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil + more for the panini maker
  • 2/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 3 finely mince cloves of garlic
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 sliced artisan loaf
  • 1 thinly sliced brie cheese wheel
  • 1 thinly sliced leftover thanksgiving turkey breast
  • 1 cup of leftover thanksgiving cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups of packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup of micro-greens
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  2. Place the sweet potato slices on a sheet tray lined with a Silpat. Drizzle on olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake at 375° for 15 to 18 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In a small size bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper until combined. Keep cool before serving.
  4. Preheat the Panini Maker to medium heat.
  5. To Assemble: Place 1 slice of bread down and evenly spread on the scalloped sweet potatoes.  Next, add on 1 to 2 tablespoons of aioli followed up by adding on some turkey slices.  Top off with a few slices of brie, 2 tablespoons of cranberry sauce, baby spinach, micro-greens and the other slice of bread.
  6. Brush the panini maker with olive oil and place on the sandwich and cook for 2 to 5 minutes or until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted.
  7. Repeat the process 3-4 times or until all of the ingredients are used up.