Turkey-Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyère

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Turkey Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyere | Life as MOM

photo source: Kathy Strahs

Around this time every year, way before I’ve even ordered my Thanksgiving turkey or decided on my menu for the big feast, I start brainstorming new ideas for leftover turkey sandwiches. This is what happens when you write a blog about your panini press.

Over the six years that I’ve been grilling and sharing panini press recipes on Panini Happy, I have come up with a number of delicious ways to use up the holiday bird, from Turkey Monte Cristo Panini to Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini. This time around, I’m narrowing my sights on the Thanksgiving vegetable sides – expect roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes to make sandwich appearances this year!

You can make the savory and sweet Turkey-Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyère I’m sharing today right after Thanksgiving, using your carved turkey leftovers, or at any time of the year with deli-sliced turkey.


Turkey Monte Cristo Panini

Ultimate Panini PressKathy Strahs is the author of The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook and the popular blog, PaniniHappy.com, which Babble.com has named as one of the Top 100 Mom Food Blogs for the past four years. She has perfected the art of the grilled cheese and taken it to new heights.

Keep up with what Kathy’s cooking on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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  1. Oh my this looks heavenly, I think I’ll try changing out the fig preserves for homemade orange cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving.

  2. Linda mcneill says

    great recipes

  3. Theresa Ellis says

    Have I told you how much I love your recipes? I guess I will eventually have to buy all your cookbooks. I already have one and a giant binder full of recipes I printed, but I live in a tiny house so the cookbooks will fit better, be prettier and easier to find a recipe. This is not bragging or flattery-but fact: When I step out on you and try recipes on other websites, yours are always soooo…. much better. Now get back to resting.

    • Ah. Thank you for your kind words, Theresa. That’s so good to know. While this isn’t my recipe, I know it’s a yummy one.

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