sandwich spread beside mayo

Joined Sep 11, 2005
I am make turkey sandwich for teacher appreciation lunch.  Besides using mayo, what easy ideas to make tasty turkey sandwiches..I am using wheat bread since don't have croissants on hand.  I thought about a cranberry mayo spread but anything else?
Joined Apr 24, 2011
[h4]What about a nice Pesto?  Grocery store jarred is fine by me.  Cheap and friendly.[/h4][h4]Maybe some fresh sliced tomatoes, a little sweet onion, a bit of nice crisp butter lettuce.[/h4][h4]YUM![/h4]
Joined May 5, 2010

Avocado spread

cream cheese and Boursin mixed together

Ricotta cheese with herbs blended

drained salsa

olive tapennade

white bean puree
Joined Feb 8, 2009
Cranberry cream cheese, "Soften cream cheese and mix with cranberry sauce" turkey, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato. on a Croissant is easy and they will love it.............ChefBillyB
Joined Aug 13, 2006
turkey cut in chunks

add chopped celery, carrot and spring onion

add mayonnaise, with lemon and curry added


unusual but still very simple. 
Joined Apr 3, 2008
I have to agree about the butter.  I've been known to make a sandwich and put butter on it when no one is looking.  My favorite is a toasted bagel with mortadella and butter.  Talk about sinful!
Joined Feb 1, 2007
Copy  MickeyD s Special Sauce

Which is easy enough, as it's just Thousand Island dressing. And I agree, that's a good match with turkey.

Also barbecue sauce, either straight or cut various ways. Indeed, combining mayo, bbq sauce, a shot of mustard is a great sandwhich spread that goes with almost any protein.

Consider taking a sideways step from other cuisines. F'rinstance, tzatziki is usually served with lamb. And might be slightly bland with turkey. But a short of hot sauce can perk it up, and the flavors all work together.

To really surprise people, go with something on the Asian side. Thai peanut sauce, for instance. Or create something based around hosin sauce. The possibilities are endless.
Joined Aug 13, 2006
I agree, I can't think of anything that's not better with butter.  Just don't tell anyone!
Joined Feb 3, 2011
One of the condiments that I do is a chilli chutney. Its basically re-hydrated prunes, sultanas, currents, onion and vinegar. It has a higher accompaniment score than any other sauce, mustard, or pickle. The description on our label basically summarises it as a clumsy chutney that has sweet, hot, spicy, and oxidised flavour, but we have found that people are genuinely in love with the product. I actually tried to copy a hot italian chilli jam. I got close but when I tasted this I stopped.
Joined Sep 8, 2010
OMG.  Branston pickle is the best thing since sliced bread.  Honestly.  How about trying hummus as a mayo substitute?  You can flavor it with lemon juice, curry, peppers, whatever suits the sandwich.  

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