Turkey with Bread Dressing Sandwich

By Chef Lawntz Vernon, Trail Appliances, Edmonton

Dressing – To Use as Bread

Ingredients:
2 loaves gluten-free bread
4 tablespoons canola oil
¼ cup onion, finely diced
1/4 cup celery, finely diced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon rosemary
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups chicken or turkey stock

Method:
Cut up bread in cubes and place in a mixing bowl.

Over medium heat sauté oil, onion, celery, garlic, thyme, rosemary, pepper and salt; until vegetables are soft. Add 2 cups of stock and bring to boil.

Pour mixture over bread and mix. Pack dressing into 2 bread loaf pans, cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.

Turkey Gravy

Ingredients:
½ cup turkey fat
½ cup flour or Chick Pea flour
4 cups hot pan juices
Chicken soup base
Pepper

Method:
Pour all pan drippings into Pyrex glass measuring cup.

Remove fat from top and place ½ cup back in roasting pan with ½ cup flour over medium heat. Cook on stove top for 4 minutes.

Pour in 4 cups of drippings, whisking constantly and simmer for 15 minutes. Taste and adjust the flavour with the chicken soup base and pepper.

Put it all together….

Ingredients:
Sliced Dressing
Sliced Turkey
Gravy
Smoked Gouda, grated
Bacon, cooked
Tomato, sliced/grilled

Method:
Place slice of dressing in waffle iron or sandwich press. Place sliced turkey on top and press closed. Cook for 4 minutes.

Place dressing and turkey on plate, spoon gravy over top. Sprinkle grated Smoked Gouda over top. Place bacon and tomato on top and serve!

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