Turkey Club Sandwich

Turkey Club Sandwich

There are two theories on how this popular sandwich got its name. Some say it was because it was served in club cars of trains. Others say it was because the double decker sandwich was a must on the country club menus. Either way, it is a great sandwich and a wonderful way to use up leftover turkey.

4-strips of lean bacon, cut in half
12-slices of homestyle white or whole wheat bread, toasted
1/2-cup reduced fat mayonnaise
8-lettuce leaves
1-large tomato, thinly sliced
8-ounces thinly sliced turkey cooked breast

Step 1...
In a large skillet, cook the bacon over moderate heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside.

Step 2...
Spread 1 side of each slice of bread with some of the mayonnaise. Place a lettuce leaf on the mayonnaise side of 4 bread slices. Top each with tomato slices and 2 half strips of bacon. Add another slice of bread mayonnaise side up. Top with remaining lettuce leaves. Divide sliced turkey among sandwiches. Top with reamaining bread slices, mayonnaise side down.

Step 3...
Slice sandwiches in half diagonally and secure with a wooden toothpick.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

1 serving: 400 calories, 13g fat, 3g saturated fat, 26g protein, 45g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 700mg sodium, 62mg cholesterol