Ultimate Christmas Leftovers Sandwich Recipe

30 minutes


  • 2 slices of brown bread
  • butter, optional
  • 4 slices of leftover turkey meat
  • 3 tbsp of red cabbage, cooked or leftover
  • 3 slices of leftover stuffing, we used pork and chestnut
  • 2 tbsp of cranberry sauce
  • 1 handful of spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise, mixed with any leftover turkey roasting juices or gravy


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
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
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
Spread the cranberry sauce over the turkey and top with spinach or salad leaves of your choice
Spread the top layer of bread with the turkey mayonnaise and place the lid on the sandwich