Leftover Turkey, Cranberry & Brie Panini Recipe

Leftover Turkey, Cranberry & Brie Panini

Use up your leftover turkey and cranberry sauce with this unique, sophisticated and delicious panini sandwich! Turkey, cranberry aioli, fresh green apples, fig spread and ooey gooey melted brie cheese join together to treat your taste buds to a sensational experience!
Course dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine North American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 420kcal
Author Terri Gilson


  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 300 g leftover oven roasted turkey ( substitute deli sandwich meat)
  • 4 oz Brie cheese
  • 2 granny smith apples cored and peeled, cut into circles/rings
  • 4 tsp Fig spread
  • 4 tsp Cosmo cranberry aioli See Recipe link in RECIPE NOTES


  • Mix ingredients for Cosmo Cranberry Aioli together (recipe link in Recipe notes) 
  • On one half slice of  bread, add cosmo cranberry aioli, then add 1/4 turkey. Next place apple circles/rings over turkey, then add one ounce of brie cheese.
  • Add fig spread to the other side of the bread. Place that slice of bread on top of cheese. Repeat for remaining 3 sandwiches. 
  • Place on top of hot panini grill and cook until ready and cheese is melted.
    *Note:  You can make this sandwich on a stove top in a frying pan,  as you would a grilled cheese sandwich,  if you do not have a panini press.
  • Serve and enjoy!


** You can use sliced turkey meat for this sandwich as well
How to make Cosmo Cranberry Aioli
Cosmo Cranberry Aioli - leftover cranberry sauce - Foodmeanderings.com

Nutrition Facts
Leftover Turkey, Cranberry & Brie Panini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 664mg 28%
Potassium 365mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 15g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 4.9%
Vitamin C 6.1%
Calcium 11%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



Calories: 420kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 664mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 4.9% | Vitamin C: 6.1% | Calcium: 11% | Iron: 14%