Ultimate Christmas leftovers sandwich

We look forward to the leftovers of a Christmas dinner just as much as the meal itself, and while we certainly wouldn't say no to a leftover turkey curry or pie, sometimes it's the simple things that shine the brightest. Use this basic sandwich recipe as a blueprint for your own Boxing Day lunch, incorporating everything that hasn't been snapped up by the family already to create an epic feast on the 26th.

First published in 2020
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Method

1
Preheat an oven to 160°C/gas mark 3. Place the turkey and stuffing on a tray, cover with foil and heat in the oven until piping hot throughout (about 20-30 minutes). Meanwhile, gently reheat the red cabbage in a small pan
2
If you have any leftover turkey roasting juices or gravy, place a spoonful in a bowl and whisk in the mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper
3
Butter the bread, then start layering up the sandwich. On the base, spoon on the red cabbage. Layer up the slices of stuffing and turkey
4
Spread the cranberry sauce over the turkey and top with spinach or salad leaves of your choice
5
Spread the top layer of bread with the turkey mayonnaise and place the lid on the sandwich
First published in 2020
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