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A Turkey Sandwich You Can’t BEET!


Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with seasonal foods that are found at every traditional Turkey Day Dinner. Who says you need to wait until the actual T-day to enjoy some fresh apples, beets and turkey?

Celebrate with a pre-Thanksgiving sandwich featuring holiday favorites like this Turkey Beeter created by a former “America’s Better Sandwich™” Contest finalist!

Arnold® Healthfull® Nuts and Seeds bread feature up to 13 grams of whole grains and 3 grams of fiber per serving. Stay true to your resolution and celebrate the coming of Turkey Day in one bite!  

8 slices of Arnold® Healthfull® Nuts and Seeds bread
1 medium beet
2 medium apples
12 slices of turkey lunch meat
8 slices of fresh jicama

Recipe Makes Four Sandwiches


Wash and peel the beet and cut it into ½  inch cubes. Wash and peel the apple and cut into 1 inch cubes. Lightly spray a microwave safe bowl with cooking spray. Put the apple and beet cubes into the bowl and cover with plastic wrap venting one corner. Microwave on high for 7 minutes, test beets and continue to microwave at 2 minutes at a time until beets are tender. Put beets and apples into food processer and puree. Put into a covered bowl and refrigerate until chilled. For each sandwich add 3 slices of turkey, 2 slices of jicama and spread one side of one piece of bread with the beet and apple mixture. Enjoy!