• Prep:
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: Makes 4 sandwiches

Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this recipe for the classic turkey sandwich with tarragon mayonnaise.


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Canola or sunflower oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 8 slices wheat bread
  • 8 slices turkey breast
  • 4 ribs Romaine lettuce
  • 4 slices Havarti
  • 1 apple or pear, sliced thin, divided


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks and mustard; add lemon juice; stream in oil while whisking until mixture is desired consistency, about 1 cup. Stir in garlic and tarragon; season with salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Slather two slices of the bread with the tarragon mayonnaise; set aside. On one of the slices of bread, top with two slices of the turkey, 1 rib of the lettuce, 1 slice of Havarti and 2 slices of apple. Top apple with the remaining slice of slathered bread (mayonnaise side facing the apple). Repeat for 3 additional sandwiches. Serve immediately.