Italian Turkey Torpedo Sandwiches

servings: 4 

 calories: 320  

 prep time: 20 minutes 
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lbs ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 4 slices swiss or provolone cheese
  • 4 slices french sandwich rolls
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 stick butter

preparation instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion to the pan and over medium-low heat cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned; stir occasionally.
  3. Transfer onion to a medium bowl.
  4. Combine tomato sauce, Worcestershire, pepper, turkey, garlic and onion; fold together.
  5. Melt 1/4 stick of butter in pan over medium heat.
  6. Return turkey mixture to pan forming a single layer; do not stir, let it sit for a few minutes to brown the meat.
  7. Turn the meat with a spatula and cook for an additional few minutes or until brown.
  8. Simmer the mixture over low heat for about 5 minutes until thoroughly warm.
  9. Cut each roll in half length-wise.
  10. Butter halved French rolls and toast in a pan.
  11. Place rolls face up on a plate, then top with 1 cheese slice on the bottom and add warm turkey mixture on top.
  12. Top with the other half of the roll.

suggested side dishes:

  • Side salad


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