Slow-Cooker Open-Face Turkey Parmigiana Sandwiches

Transform five simple ingredients into an Italian-style turkey sandwich filling.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 14

Ingredients

4
turkey thighs (about 3 1/2 pounds), skin removed
1
can (6 ounces) Italian-style tomato paste
1
can (15 ounces) Italian-style tomato sauce
14
slices frozen Parmesan-flavor Texas toast from two 11.25-ounce packages
2
cups shredded Italian-style cheese blend (8 ounces)
  • 1 Place turkey in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Top with tomato paste and tomato sauce.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove turkey from cooker; place on cutting board. Remove bones using 2 forks; discard. Pull turkey into large chunks; gently stir into sauce in cooker.
  • 4 Set oven control to broil. Place Texas toast on broiler pan rack. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. To serve, spoon about 1/2 cup turkey mixture over each toast slice and top with about 2 tablespoons cheese.

Expert Tips

Skip the Texas toast and serve the turkey over cooked noodles.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.