Thanksgiving Grilled Cheese with Cranberry Mustard + Gruyere

Thanksgiving Leftovers Grilled Cheese with Cranberry Mustard + Gruyere. Grilled Cheese Social
  • 14 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 9 mins
  • Yield: 1 sandwich

You're either one of those people that like Thanksgiving or you're one of those people that like the Thanksgiving leftovers. Am I right?

Personally I'm the kind that digs the leftovers more than anything else. I'm always just so exhausted by the time the actual dinner is made. But a few hours later, when late night rolls around and I'm starving - I get so excited because i know it's time to have some fun with the leftovers. One of my favorite creations consists of a grilled holiday citrus roll with cranberry mustard, leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, and some nutty, gooey gruyère. 

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What You'll Need

How to Make It

1. Begin by slicing the top and bottom off the bun. This will help the bun's interior get a crispy grilled-cheese like crust. Next, add half the gruyere to one side and drizzle the cranberry mustard on top. Now add the leftover mashed potatoes and then top with the leftover turkey. Add the rest of the gruyere and the top half of the shaved bun. Butter both sides of the sandwich and set aside. 

2. In a medium sized pan, add the sandwich and turn the heat to medium.

Let the sandwich cook on each side until it starts to get become golden and crispy. Once the crust looks good and the cheese has begun to melt, flip the sandwich and repeat. When its all toasted up, remove the sandwich from the heat and let sit for a minute before cutting.