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Former Military White House Chefs Colorado Turkey Melt

Former Military White House Chefs Colorado Turkey Melt
Ingredients:
Serves 6 people
  • 6 slices Texas Toast Bread
  • 1/2 lb Fresh Roasted Turkey, sliced
  • 12 slices Swiss Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Thousand Island Dressing
  • 2 lb Grated Parmesan Cheese (Fresh)
  • 1 stick Butter, melted
  • 4 each Egg Fresh
  • 2 each Avocado fresh
  • 1 each Roma Tomato
  • 1 bottle Balsamic Vinaigrette

Step #1

  • Grate fresh parmesan cheese and place on a flat tray.
  • Roast turkey, let cool, slice fresh, and set aside.
  • Slice Swiss cheese.
  • Crack and whip eggs and place in a large wide bowl for dipping.
  • Slice Texas Toast Bread Loaf. Try to have bread stale.
  • Arrange all ingredients for assembly.

Step #2

  • Take break and brush Thousand Island dressing on one side of each piece.
  • Place the Swiss cheese sliced on the dressing.
  • Place gently the turkey over the Swiss cheese.
  • Fold sandwich together.
  • Take the sandwich and dip in the egg mixture, ensuring that it stays together.
  • Please the moist sandwich on the flat tray of parmesan cheese grated.
  • Place finished sandwich on a clean tray ready to grill.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step #3

  • Melt butter in a sauté pan or flat griddle.
  • Place the sandwich in the butter, ensuring the sandwich stays together.
  • Press gently.
  • Grill on low to medium heat until the cheese is golden brown.
  • Flip the sandwich and repeat the last step.
  • The sandwich will not be cooked thoroughly so, place the beautifully browned sandwich on a sheet tray and bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven when the internal temperature of the center is 140 degrees F or higher.

Step#4

  • Take the finished sandwich and slice in half.
  • Reduce balsamic to a thick syrup.
  • Slice tomato.
  • Peel and slice avocado.
  • Arrange sandwich on the White House plate with the tomato avocado and balsamic reduction as the garnish.

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