Roast Turkey Sandwich with Artichoke Tapenade, Caramelized Onions and Roasted Red Peppers

Roast Turkey Sandwich with Artichoke Tapenade, Caramelized Onions and Roasted Red Peppers

The last time that I made tapenade I thought that in addition to being good as a topping for crostini, that a tapenade would also be good as a spread in sandwiches. When I made the artichoke and green olive tapenade with asiago I remembered thinking this and I planned on saving some of it to use in a few sandwiches. I had had roast turkey sandwiches on my mind for a few days and the turkey and artichoke tapenade combo sounded like a good one! Since I did not really want to roast a full turkey just to make a few sandwiches I picked up a large turkey breast and just did that. A turkey breast is great for things like this as it is really easy to roast and it provides you with plenty of meat that is just perfect for sandwiches! So far the sandwich had some nice roast turkeya and a salty and flavourful tapenade so I decided to add something on the sweeter side, with some slowly caramelized onions and since I sill have plenty of roasted red pepper from the fall roasting, I added some of those to the mix. I finished the sandwich off with some baby spinach and a touch of mayonnaise.

Just by looking at the list of flavour packed ingredients in this sandwich you can tell that it is going to be amazing and it does not disappoint! All of the flavours play well together forming one really tasty sandwich! I am going to have to make a bigger batch of the artichoke and green olive tapenade with asiago nest time!

Roast Turkey Sandwich with Artichoke Tapenade, Caramelized Onions and Roasted Red Peppers

These roast turkey sandwiches are just packed with flavour with artichoke tapenade, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers and baby spinach.


Servings: makes 2 sandwiches

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Printable Recipe
Ingredients
Directions
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and water and cook until completely tender and caramelized and golden, about 20-30 minutes, adding more water as needed.
  3. Spread the artichoke tapenade on 2 slices bread, top with roast turkey, roasted red peppers spinach and the remaining slices of bread with mayo.

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20 comments:

Mimi G said...

What a fantastic looking sandwich!! You have the most gorgeous photos..plus great sounding food. Love your site. Thanks for all the work you put into it!!

Anonymous said...

Seriously?! Where can I send the bill for the repairs to my computer now that the keyboard is full of drool? ;-)

ChiTown Girl said...

Sorry, I accidentally clicked the 'anonymous' button!! Maybe it's the short in my keyboard. Yeah, I'm going with that!

debra said...

now, that's a sandwich!

Kevin said...

Erin Delight: Yes, I am a big fan or caramelized onions! :)

Becky said...

Kevin, I love it!!! i'm from Brazil and i love to cook too...

Hug

janet @ the taste space said...

This looks like a great combination of flavours, Kevin! :) That tapenade looks crazy yum - I will have to try it sans cheese.

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

I am addicted to caramelized onions! This is a terrific sandwiche.

Cheers,

Rosa

mireia badia said...

I really need to start making your sandwiches and your pictures!

Joanne said...

That is one majorly serious sandwich! You stuffed it with so many delicious things...and I bet it's just as good even without the turkey for us vegetarians!

Lea Ann (Highlands Ranch Foodie) said...

This is one good looking and sounding sandwich. Pumpernickel bread always makes for a great presentation.

Jenny said...

This looks like something that vegetarians could enjoy, too, just by omitting the turkey. Yum!

Emily (New York, NY) said...

This looks deliciousss! Why am I looking at food blogs when I have yet had time to eat and haven't gone grocery shopping yet this week?!

Jenn Kendall said...

wow, that sandwich looks and sounds amazing! awesome!

left coast hombre said...

I always look forward to these posts but this is over the top good. Its got a lot my essential food groups. Keep it up and I hope your cholesterol is OK. Only change for me is canned chokes are my last choice. But Im in Calif. so spoiled, but out of season would rather frozen or bottled first myself. Great site.

SauceSimmer'n said...

It looks delicious & what a great combination!

Emily said...

I like that you used a dark bread for this sandwich--pumpernickel right? looks good!

Kevin said...

Emily: Yes that is a pumpernickel bread which I often enjoy using for sandwiches, though it can sometimes be more difficult to photograph well.

marla said...

Such a great looking sandwich Kevin!

Barbara Cortili said...

I wouldn't mind that gorgeous sandwich for lunch one of these days! Kevin, I love all your recipes but your sandwich ideas are just too awesome! :)

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