Heart Healthy Turkey Cranberry Sandwich

Heart Healthy Turkey Cranberry Sandwich

Turkey is often associated with celebration, family, friends and Thanksgiving. Turkey is an excellent source of protein. Protein is an important part of a well-balanced diet. It helps support the immune system, maintains healthy skin, hair, and nails, aids in the production of enzymes, regulates hormones, provides fuel for energy, and supports the growth and repair of tissues, muscles, organs and bones. When choosing protein foods, it is best to select turkey, chicken, fish and beans rather than beef, pork chop and lamb, which are higher in saturated fat. This is a wonderful well-balanced healthy recipe you may use to combine your Thanksgiving leftovers.

Recipe Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients
  • 2 slices Multigrain Bread
  • 2 tbsp Cranberry Sauce
  • 2.5 oz fresh skinless turkey breast, sliced (or about 3 slices of sliced turkey deli meat)
  • 1 slice Tomato
  • 1 leaf Romaine Lettuce
Directions
  1. Toast the 2 slices of bread.
  2. Spread cranberry sauce over one of the toast slices.
  3. Add the turkey, top with lettuce and tomato, then place second slice of toast on top.
  4. Cut in half and serve.

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 4.5 g 7%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60 mg 20%
Sodium 350 mg 15%
Total Carbs 44 g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7 g 28%
Sugars 13 g
Protein 30 g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6%
Iron 15%

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