Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Panini

Portions:
1

Serving Size:
1 sandwich

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Italian bread
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 2 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin Swiss cheese
  • 2-1/2 ounces turkey, cooked, unsalted
  • 2 teaspoons whole berry cranberry sauce

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill pan or Panini machine to medium heat.
  2. Spread each piece of bread with one teaspoon of butter.
  3. On the unbuttered side of one piece of bread, layer one slice of cheese, leftover sliced turkey, cranberry sauce and remaining slice of cheese. Place remaining slice of bread on top, buttered side up.
  4. Put sandwich in pan or onto Panini machine. Grill sandwich 5 minutes on Panini machine or until it is golden and toasted.
  5. If using a pan, press sandwich down with a pan lid. Flip sandwich after about 3 minutes or when bottom is fully toasted. Cook other side about 3 minutes or until toasted.

Helpful hints

  • For a lower protein meal plan, reduce the turkey to 1 ounce and use 1 slice of cheese. Add more cranberry sauce for extra calories.
  • Each slice of cheese is .32 ounces so two slices equals about 2/3 ounce total.
  • Dietitian Erica says "Love my Panini maker! I found it at a yard sale for about $3 and have gotten so much use out of it.  I’ve heard a George Foreman grill or similar kitchen appliance works just as well. It just makes your typical grilled sandwich a little more special."

Nutrients per serving

Calories 420

Protein 31 g

Carbohydrates 35 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 109 mg

Sodium 455 mg

Potassium 254 mg

Phosphorus 328 mg

Calcium 205 mg

Fiber 1.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 2 starch

Carbohydrate choices

2

Download Free Kidney-Friendly Cookbooks

Get instant access to recipes and kidney diet tips from DaVita dietitians.

GET MY FREE COOKBOOKS

753,730 Downloads So Far!

Kidney Diet Tips Blog

Recipes, tips and news for people on a kidney diet.

More Recipes

More Recipes

Apple Cinnamon French Toast Strata

Enjoy a decadent breakfast with the kidney-friendly recipe, Apple Cinnamon French Toast Strata.

12 SERVINGS

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Apples and applesauce are popular snacks. Why not combine the two with apple pie spices to make Apple Spice Muffins. These kidney-friendly muffins are...

12 SERVINGS

Protein Booster Blueberry Muffins

Greek yogurt and whey protein powder provide Protein Booster Blueberry Muffins 10 grams of high quality protein.

12 SERVINGS

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread

This delicious, kidney-friendly recipe for Pumpkin Cranberry Bread is a delightful treat especially around the cool weather holidays and it also makes...

20 SERVINGS

Soft Pretzels

Enjoy kidney-friendly recipe Soft Pretzels with low-sodium mustard for a great afternoon snack.

24 SERVINGS

Turkey Meatball Gyros

A Greek gyro knock-off, Turkey Meatball Gyros combines Mediterranean spices with ground turkey, shaped into meatballs, baked then served on flatbread ...

8 SERVINGS

Lemon Berry Bread

Try Lemon Berry Bread the next time you feel like baking something sweet, kidney-friendly and has a bit of zest.

12 SERVINGS

Maple Pancakes

Maple Pancakes are a great way to start or end your week on a sweet note. Top your kidney-friendly, maple-infused pancakes with syrup, fruit spread or...

5 SERVINGS

Angelina's Gingerbread Muffins

Angelina's Gingerbread Muffins are sure to be a holiday favorite for years to come. Spicy ginger combined with cinnamon and brown sugar come together ...

12 SERVINGS

Write a Comment

Tell Us What You Think

Note: Your username will be displayed for reviews.

All comments will be approved by a DaVita teammate and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

Comments()