Ultimate Day After Sandwich

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Description

Chef/Owner Ken Upton, Annapolis, MD

Ingredients

1 Cup Mayonnaise
1 Teaspoon Horseradish, prepared
1/2 Cup Water, cold
1 Cup Sugar
12 Ounces Fresh cranberries, washed and picked over
1 Orange, zested
1 Tablespoon Unsalted butter
1/4 Cup Sweet onion, diced
1/2 Cup Celery, minced
3/4 Cup TURKEY STOCK or chicken stock
6 Cups Dried bread cubes
1 Large egg, beaten
2 Tablespoons Sage, fresh chopped
1 Pound TURKEY SAUSAGE, cooked and cooled
20 Slices 12-grain bread
1 Head Red leaf lettuce, cleaned, drained and chilled
2-1/4 Pounds COOKED or OVEN ROASTED TURKEY, cut into slices
2 Thin slices red onion
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Directions

1
HORSERADISH MAYONNAISE: Mix together. Cover, refrigerate and hold for service.
2
ORANGE and CRANBERRY RELISH: Mix water, sugar, cranberries and orange zest together in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.
3
Increase heat to medium-high and simmer, uncovered, until cranberries pop and mixture begins to thicken, about 8 - 12 minutes.
4
Cool, cover and refrigerate.
5
SAGE and SAUSAGE STUFFING: Melt butter in a heavy sauté pan. Add onion and celery and sauté until softened.
6
Transfer cooked vegetables to a large bowl. Add bread cubes and gently stir in stock until moistened. Fold in beaten egg, fresh sage and cooked sausage.
7
Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and pat dressing into the loaf pan.
8
Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 20+ minutes or until set and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
9
SANDWICH ASSEMBLY
10
For each sandwich, spread a thin layer of horseradish mayonnaise on bread slices and top one bread slice with red leaf lettuce leaves.
11
Pile on 3 ounces leftover cooked turkey breast slices. Top with a scoop of cranberry-orange relish.
12
Cover relish with a 1/4-inch thick slice of sausage and sage dressing.
13
Separate red onion slices into rings and cover sausage dressing with 3-4 red onion rings.
14
Add the top bread slice and serve immediately.