Puff Pastry Turkey Sandwich

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Thursday night’s at our house have to be quick and light.  Last night, the idea to make a sandwich in puff pastry came to me.  This morning, I ran to the market, picked up a package of puff pastry, some oven roasted turkey, fresh thyme and some arugula and ran with my idea.

First I thawed the puff pastry for 40 minutes on my cutting board.  After it was thawed enough to open it up, I brushed on a mixture of stone ground dijon mustard (1/4 cup) and honey (1/8 cup).  On top of the mustard spread, I layered my thinly sliced turkey and topped it with one cup of English Coastal Cheddar, that I shredded.  This is a white cheddar cheese and it is so good.  It worked perfectly in this sandwich.  On top of the cheddar, I sprinkled finely chopped fresh thyme.  Then, I brushed what was left of the mustard and honey mixture on the other piece of puff pastry and put that (mustard side down) on top of the cheese.  I placed this in a preheated, 400 degree oven for 18 minutes and it came out a perfect golden brown.

Here’s how it looked coming right out of the oven, yum!!

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With the sandwich, I served a simple arugula salad.  I halved cherry tomatoes on top of my arugula and then sliced strawberries on the salad.  I added goat cheese and spiced candied pecans, sprinkled sea salt and fresh pepper over everything, drizzled olive oil and a little balsamic over the salad and my meal  was complete.

Kylie’s friend, Dana, came for dinner tonight.  She loved the sandwich and the salad!  The girls went over to Dana’s to work on decorating Dana’s graduation cap.  Tomorrow is her big day, high school graduation.  I wish Dana all the best in her college career.  She’ll do great!  Kylie is really going to miss her at school next year.  I remember meeting Dana when she was in about third grade, where has the time gone?!

Until next time, Kris

Author: Sunshine and Savory

I love when my house is filled with people, having friends and family over for a meal feeds my soul. There is nothing I enjoy more than preparing for a dinner party, a holiday dinner, or a book club meeting when it's my turn to host ... If I could, I would own a Bed and Breakfast! This would ensure I'd always have someone to prepare a meal for. Being with others and sharing my table is what I look forward to most. I was born in Wisconsin and after I got married in 1987, my husband and I moved west for his job. He had just graduated college and we were married a couple months later. An interesting tidbit about me is that I never cooked a meal before I got married. I taught myself how to cook and found that I really enjoyed it. One of the first meals I made after we were married was a shrimp pasta dish. I made this for myself when my husband was on business travel and I had so much fun inventing this meal - this was the start of my love of cooking. I probably won't be posting much on shrimp dishes, since I am now allergic. Big bummer! I was allergic to lobster, and then had an issue with scallops, so just never had a shrimp after the scallop incident. Why couldn't I be allergic to something less enjoyable?! My favorite celebrity chefs are Ina Garten and The Pioneer Woman. I hope you enjoy my blog!

6 thoughts on “Puff Pastry Turkey Sandwich”

  1. Thanks again Kris. Dana enjoyed your delicious dinner. Glad Kylie could join Dana in the decorating. Mary

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  2. This dinner looks amazingly delicious, what a wonderful idea for a simple and yet fulfilling meal. Thank you Kris for the idea…can’t wait to try it!!!

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