Turkey Avocado Baguette Sandwich with Chipotle Mayonnaise

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Currently, we live about 20 to 30 minutes from my husband’s work. It’s not the worst of commutes, but with gas prices what they are, we often consider moving closer. However, we live less than five minutes from an authentic French bakery. It’s a regular stop on our weekend jaunts.

He commented recently that it was almost worth the commute to live near the bakery. Yes, yes, it is.

Usually we clean them out of baguettes on a weekend day, usually buying four batons to bring home and make sandwiches with. And snack on. And maybe have petit dejeuner if we hit the boulangerie early enough in the morning.

But, baguette sandwiches are a favorite.

And one of my favorite sandwiches is a mix of cultures, much like my home state of California. French baguette, California avocado, turkey breast, and a chipotle mayonnaise. Throw in some tomato and sweet onion for good measure. So good!

I was craving it Monday morning, but alas, that’s the morning the bakery opens late. I would have seriously eaten this sandwich for breakfast.

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Chipotle Turkey Baguettes
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baguette, baguette sandwich, turkey sandwich
Servings: 4
Calories: 605 kcal
Author: Jessica Fisher
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce chopped
  • 2 French baguettes halved crosswise and split open
  • 8 ounces sliced deli turkey
  • 1/2 sweet onion sliced
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and chipotle chile. Spread the chipotle mayonnaise on the top of each baguette half.

  2. On the bottom of each baguette half, layer the turkey, tomato, onions, and lettuce. Place the top of the baguette on each sandwich.

Recipe Notes

Wrap and refrigerate the sandwiches up to 1 day ahead, but for the best texture, store the mayonnaise separately and add it right before serving.

Nutritional values are approximate and based on 1 sandwich.

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Turkey Baguettes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 605 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 1528mg66%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 1983IU40%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

About Jessica Fisher

I believe anyone can prepare delicious meals—no matter their budget.

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  1. mamaJ says

    Sandwich looks very good :)..
    1/2 Mayo means, 1/2 cup mayo? (In the chipotle mayo section)

    • Jessica says

      Thanks for finding my typo. It’s 1/2 cup regular mayonnaise that you mix with the chipotle that you can find canned in the Mexican foods section.

  2. Where do we submit a sandwich entry? I don’t see it on the Outstandwich.com website.

    • Jessica says

      @Heather Ratliff, just above in the inlinkz. I get to submit one entry based on the linkies. Voting starts on Sunday.

  3. Amy says

    You had me at Chipotle mayonnaise. Looks great.

  4. I’ve got to know… what bakery are you talking about! Will be in San Diego next week for two weeks. Specifically in San Elijo Hills.

  5. Kris says

    How does the Avacado do when put in the fridge? I was thinking of making these for my husband and I to bring to work during the week. Will the avacado survive though, or get all nasty and black if I pre-make these the night before or the morning of?

    • Jessica says

      Yeah, the avocado would get yucky. If I’m sending hubby with an avo, I send it with him whole with a spoon. It’s good fat. 🙂

  6. Ellen says

    Can you tell me the brand is and/or what the chipotles in adobo sauce should look like in the mexican aisle? Thanks… I want to try this.

  7. Loved these recipes. I will make the salad today. I hope it will still taste great if I eliminate the anchovy paste from the vinaigrette dressing. Great pictures too. Thanks for sharing. Debbie

  8. Jessica Zou says

    Do you know how many calories this sandwich is per serving? Thank you.

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