Turkey Subs with Cherry Salsa

Sweet cherry salsa helps make a party out of ordinary subs! With this recipe, you can move the party to your house.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Cherry Salsa

1 1/2
cups dark sweet cherries, pitted, coarsely chopped
1
peach, peeled, pitted and chopped
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
2
tablespoons cherry preserves
2
teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Turkey Subs

1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon chopped roasted garlic
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
2
loaves (1 lb each) French bread
12
leaves leaf lettuce
16
to 20 slices smoked turkey, (1 lb)
16
slices provolone cheese (8 oz)
16
slices Colby cheese (8 oz)
16
slices crisply cooked bacon (8 oz)
1
cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 In medium glass or plastic bowl, mix all salsa ingredients until well blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, garlic and parsley. Cut bread loaves horizontally in half. Spread mayonnaise mixture on cut sides of loaves. Layer lettuce, turkey, cheeses, bacon and cucumber on bottoms of loaves. Top with tops of loaves. Cut each loaf into 12 pieces. Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

Make these sandwiches up to 4 hours ahead of time and refrigerate. Cut the loaves into slices just before serving.

Use only fresh dark sweet cherries for the salsa. The juice from canned or frozen cherries will discolor the salsa.

Is sliced roast beef the deli special this week? Go for it! Beef or ham make great turkey “sub”-stitutes!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
860mg
860%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.