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6.18.2016

Turkey Club Picnic Sandwiches

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These turkey club picnic sandwiches are the perfect savory lunch for a fun outing!

These turkey club picnic sandwiches are the perfect savory lunch for a fun outing!

Today is national picnic day! I bet you didn't even know that was a thing, did you? It's pretty awesome that there's a day set aside to celebrate one of my favorite summer activities - eating delicious food outside. I've teamed up with my Celebrating Food blogger friends to share our favorite picnic recipes today, and these turkey club picnic sandwiches are fantastic! Crusty sandwich rolls spread with homemade pesto mayo, then stuffed with turkey, provolone, bacon, avocado, tomato, and lettuce. Pretty much just the perfect sandwich!

These turkey club picnic sandwiches are the perfect savory lunch for a fun outing!

I know I'm not exactly reinventing the wheel here, but let me tell you - that pesto mayo takes these sandwiches from ordinary to awesome. Plus you know anything with bacon's going to be fantastic, right? I made these sandwiches the other day for lunch, and my husband took a bite and then said, "Wow, these are good." I agreed with him, and then he reiterated, "No, I mean these are GOOD. They might be your best sandwiches ever!" I can't help but agree. Make them for your next picnic, and you won't regret it!

These turkey club picnic sandwiches are the perfect savory lunch for a fun outing!
Turkey Club Picnic Sandwiches

4 crusty sandwich rolls
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh pesto
1 pound thinly sliced deli turkey
1/2 pound thinly sliced provolone
4 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and cooled
1 large ripe avocado
1 large ripe tomato
2 cups lettuce, roughly chopped

Slice the sandwich rolls in half lengthwise. Mix together the mayonnaise and pesto, and spread both side of each roll with the pesto mayo. Assemble each sandwich by layering turkey, provolone, bacon, avocado, tomato, and lettuce. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
These turkey club picnic sandwiches are the perfect savory lunch for a fun outing!

For more delicious picnic recipes, check out some of these favorites from my blogging friends!

21 Perfect Picnic Recipes from your favorite food bloggers!

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Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad from Life Made Simple
Slow Cooker Savory Baked Beans from 365 Days of Slow Cooking
Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches from Real Mom Kitchen
BBQ Chicken Salad Wraps from Summer Scraps
Cheese and Sausage Kolache from Ashlee Marie
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork from Like Mother Like Daughter
Secret Ingredient Potato Salad from Kara's Creations
Pressed Italian Picnic Sandwiches from The Stay at Home Chef
Graham Cracker S'mores Bars from Life Made Simple
Wheat Berry Salad from 365 Days of Slow Cooking
Ham and Havarti Sub Sandwiches from Real Mom Kitchen
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad from Summer Scraps
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad Wraps from The Baker Upstairs
Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps from The Baker Upstairs
Basic Potato Salad from The Baker Upstairs
Strawberry Lemonade from The Baker Upstairs

2 comments :

  1. That pesto mayo sounds so good! I love how simple it is too. Turkey Clubs are my favorite sandwich, so with that pesto mayo this looks incredible!

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