Turkey Cacciatore Sandwiches

Turkey Cacciatore Sandwiches

Try this take on Italian cacciatore, sandwich-style, made with slow-cooked turkey. Serve hot, on a roll slathered in pesto and topped with mozzarella.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

sandwiches

1
medium yellow bell pepper, sliced
1
medium onion, sliced
4
bone-in turkey thighs (about 3 pounds), skin removed
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
8
Italian or French rolls, split
1/2
cup basil pesto
8
slices (1 ounce each) mozzarella cheese
  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place bell pepper and onion in cooker; top with turkey. Mix tomato sauce, vinegar and Italian seasoning in small bowl; pour over turkey and vegetables.
  2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Place turkey on cutting board. Use 2 forks to cut or break up turkey into thin pieces; discard bones. Return turkey to cooker. To serve, spread cut sides of rolls with pesto. Fill with turkey mixture, using slotted spoon; top with cheese.
Makes 8 sandwiches
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Variation
A few drops of red pepper sauce would add zing to this sandwich meat.
Did You Know?
Basil pesto, a traditional Italian sauce, is made from fresh basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Look for it in the dairy section or near the pasta sauces. You also can make it from scratch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 42g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.