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Turkey and Mozzarella Christmas Sandwich Loaf

Tired of Turkey Curry? If the answer is yes then this Christmas sandwich loaf is a much more interesting – and healthy – way of using up leftover turkey.

Serves: 4-6   Prep time: 15 minutes plus standing time

You’ll need

  • 1 circular loaf
  • 3 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • 6-8 long Cos Leaves
  • 150g mozzarella, sliced
  • jar roasted vegetables (Peppers, aubergines, courgettes etc)
  • leftover turkey breast torn into pieces

Method

  1. Cut the top off the loaf approx ¼ the way down and pull the soft bread out of the centre to make a bowl shape of the crust with a 2cm layer of bread inside.
  2. Spread half of the cranberry sauce in a thin layer all over the inside of the bread bowl then layer half of the Cos leaves over the bottom, tearing them to fit. Add a layer of mozzarella then the roast veg then the turkey and top with the rest of the cranberry. Repeat this till the bread bowl is full. End with a layer of Cos leaves.
  3. Replace the lid and tightly wrap the whole thing in cling film and balance a can on top to weigh it down. Leave to firm up for 1-4 hrs. Cut into slices to serve.

Note: dry the roast veg and mozzarella on kitchen roll to avoid the bread getting too soggy.

 

 

Recipe courtesy of Make More of Salad

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